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Lensball – Gaze into the Future of Photography

Perhaps you have recently seen a photograph in an article or on Instagram with a unique ball effect, like this epic surf shot I snapped during my recent stay at Long Beach Lodge. Within the image, a small, 180-degree view of the overall scene shows up inside of a sphere, giving a reflective quality to [...]

Getting Started Hiking: A Guide for Families

[vc_row]What comes to mind when you think of hiking? Silhouetted figures, traversing a Himalayan ridge with backpacks nearly as large as themselves? The truth is, for most of us, hiking is a little less Everest expedition and a little more walk in the Hundred Acre Wood (hello Pooh and Tigger!). Hiking has so much to [...]

The Making Of Adventure Racers at Kids Adventure Games

[vc_row]“Mom, can I have a 12 hour nap?” Tired and beyond exhausted, my seven year old crossed the finish line. Soaking wet from head to toe with chilly 8 degree mountain air surrounding him, he was in a bit of physical shock and wanting a warm blanket and to rest. He wouldn’t yet be able [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:42:03+00:00August 27th, 2018|Family Adventures, Outdoor Education, USA, Washington State|0 Comments

Conservation Through Education at the BC Wildlife Park

[vc_row]“We believe in conservation through education” Shayla said. “If we do a really good job and teach people how to protect and treat animals, hopefully the need for our rescue centre and park will decrease and there will be less animals in need or our care!” I’ve never heard a “zoo” employee talk like that, [...]

Immerse Yourself in the Gold Rush Experience of Barkerville

[vc_row]As soon as you step into the welcoming visitor centre at the Barkerville Historic Town and Park, you are instantly taken back to 1862 and the booming gold rush days in the Cariboo of British Columbia. As you walk through town you can almost feel the excitement that the gold prospectors felt as they mined [...]

Do you know how to keep a “bare” campsite?

[vc_row]Whether you are a seasoned camper or a new one, many people don't fully know the Do's and Don'ts when it comes to wildlife safety while camping. As humans, we need to be careful of our practices, so that we don't impact the wildlife and their natural habitat, as well as keeping all members of [...]

Guide to Making BC Parks Reservations

[vc_row]How many of you are anticipating sleeping under the stars, cooking outside, enjoying the days with no schedules, roasting s’mores and exploring new places? If you are like us, we can’t wait for camping season to be here. Now with all this rain, camping is likely the furthest thing on your mind, but it shouldn’t [...]

Gear Guide: Top Ten Things to Pack On A Family Hike

[vc_row]You want to take your kids out hiking but you’re not sure what to pack for a family hike and don’t want to suddenly realize you don’t have something you need! You’re also worried that your kids will make it halfway through and you’ll have to carry them out, or that they will whine the [...]

Adventure & Allergy Friendly Snacks are Here!

[vc_row]The snacks had barely come out of the package and my kids were swarming… after school snack time is an animalistic event at our house. This snack time would be a bit different as I didn’t really know what to expect as I laid out an array of FreeYumm products for the kids to try. “Oh, [...]

Best Campsites For New Campers

Are you interested in taking your family camping but are not sure where to start? It can seem a bit overwhelming for those looking to book their first camping experience. From trying to navigate booking websites, to what to pack and what groceries to bring. Staying home could be the easier choice, but certainly not [...]