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Actually Helpful Advice on Getting Teens to Start Backpacking

. If you wish you’d started your kids on camping, hiking and all that good outdoors stuff, but didn’t, and now they are teenagers, all hope is not lost. I so appreciate this dteeikhdss article in Tahoe Weekly sent to me by its author, Tim Hauserman, on how to become a camping family even at […]

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Oh -- and don't forget another reason: Being closer to nature seems to make people open up.

Parents Let Kids Free-Range at Campgrounds. What Can That Teach Us?

Hi htykhnbybd Folks — The other day I was visiting friends in Rye, NY, where darned if kids weren’t playing outside,unsupervised, even making up their own games. Our host challenged me to find out: Why? Why are some neighborhoods still Free-Range,  while others aren’t? I decided to ask that question of the folks in the […]

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