Calling all adventurers, get out of the house these school holidays, give Mum and Dad a break and have an amazing four days.
I received a beautiful poster the other day about 10 resilience building blocks. I really wanted to share it as it highlighted to me why children glow when they come home from camp. (Obviously not all are applicable at camp but certainly the majority)
Independence, Resilience & Self Confidence are the three listed personal development areas of children on my web page. Have you wondered why I picked these? During and after camp the children all display an increase in their personal development in these key areas. Independence: At home most things are done for them. Clothes are washed … Continue reading Independence, Resilience & Self Confidence
Technology - grrrrr. We love it but it distracts our kids so much. Research tells us if you want your child to be happy, focused & socially adept then point them outside. But we have all heard the same things "It's boring" "Five more minutes on my iPad" "There's nothing to do out there" and … Continue reading Five reason why children should play outside
Ever had the experience of laughing so much that you cry? This camp during our raft challenge I had tears rolling down my face. Let's just say the rafts were barely sea worthy but the kids didn't give up, with some ingenuity (a blow up ring) & rope the vessels were put to the test … Continue reading My Favourite Moment From Camp.
Everyone is looking forward to spending a long weekend with their family and celebrating Easter and it's blessings. Just over it's shoulder is the school holidays. Last day of school is the 13th April! We only have five spots available for camp that departs on the 23rd, so if you are looking for an amazing … Continue reading Three weeks to Holidays
We are departing from Port Macquarie so pack your bag kids we are off on another adventure. The wind, moon and stars call. The activities will include a surfing lesson, fishing, swimming, beach walking, hiking plus so many more camping treats. We leave at 8am and return on Sunday at 5pm. … Continue reading February 10-11th Weekend Camp
Aussie Kids Adventure Camps had a really successful holiday season and took away over twenty children on camping adventures. In 2018 we are excited to announce that we will be running weekend camps. Departing from Port Macquarie, Taree and possibly from Kempsey. The camps will pick up at 8am on Saturday morning and return on … Continue reading Weekend Camps
As I packed the 4wd yesterday with tents, mattress and equipment I smiled to myself. The neighbor sings out "how long are you going for? A month?". I giggled to myself and thought "no but with a lot of beautiful children to cater for you need lots of equipment". In saying this the 4wd canopy … Continue reading Heading off to camp…
Many parents today spent their childhood riding their bikes, climbing trees and coming home just before the street lights came on. Many children today spend much of their time indoors, playing games on their tablets or watching television. Numerous studies have shown that unstructured outdoor play is critical to the health of children. Due to … Continue reading Outdoor play! It’s time to go….