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Immerse Yourself in the Gold Rush Experience of Barkerville

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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][vc_column][vc_column_text]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][vc_column][vc_column_text]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][vc_column][vc_column_text]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][vc_column][vc_column_text]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 [...]

Best Outdoor Gifts for Kids!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Do you have a kid who loves camping and the great outdoors? Looking to put something under the tree that will actually be played with long into 2019? We've compiled our list of the best outdoor gifts for kids! So when Grandmas and Aunties ask what to get the kids for Christmas this year... send [...]

Learn How a Bike Fit Can Improve Your Ride

If road cycling is something you want to get into or you have a road bike already but it's totally uncomfortable then BC Bike Fit is a place to go. I had the pleasure of working with Dave Howell in his basement studio and his expertise and knowledge and sophisticated equipment helped sort out all [...]

By |2019-09-11T13:26:36-07:00September 26th, 2017|Canada, Eastern Canada, Outdoor Education, Sarah, Western Canada|0 Comments

Mini Mountain Bikers – Learning to Ride at Pedalheads Mountain Biking Camp

With their helmets securely fastened, their new bike gloves done up "just right" and their mountain bikes loaded in the truck, the kids were belted into the back seat and ready to take off for their first bike camp. Only problem? It didn't start for another hour and a half! The anticipation of bike camp [...]

What Food to Take on a Road Trip

Eating healthy on a road trip is one of the most challenging and yet most important things to do when it comes to family travel.  Cranky kids are a parent's worse nightmare and no one wants a driver who has reached the “hangry stage” either! In our house we are challenged with a dairy and [...]

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