Summer is here, and now’s the perfect time for a last minute family road trip!
During the busy summer months, the solution to finding your serene camping trip is heading north. Here are a few near north parks we suggest visiting with your little ones.
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Written by Laurel Finney: Learning & Education Specialist, mother of two, avid camper, and long-time lover of children’s books.
Storybooks help children to discover themselves and relate to the world around them.
Whether you’re planning your next camping trip, snuggled up in the tent on your favourite campsite, or at home reliving your most recent adventure, these camping-themed children’s books will be new bedtime favourites.
Continue reading Books to prepare your kids for camping
Last weekend, Lake St. Peter Provincial Park welcomed one of its smallest ever visitors.
Meet Taryn. She arrived at Scarlett’s house just in time to tag along on their summer camping trip.
At first, Scarlett wasn’t sure Taryn could come camping. After all, most toys aren’t ready for the great outdoors. But as she unwrapped Taryn’s gear, she realized her new friend was well-equipped for their adventures.
Continue reading Taryn and Scarlett go camping
This is the final blog post in a series of three, written by our guest blogger Jen Johnson. Jen has worked in the outdoor industry at Mountain Equipment Co-op for the last 18 years. Continue reading Tripping in Algonquin with Kids – Special Moments in a Special Place
On our family’s three week canoe trip, the majority of our days will be spent paddling, portaging, eating and sleeping. There will however be down time to fill and a trip without play and excitement isn’t any fun at all. Continue reading Tripping in Algonquin with kids – Endlessly Entertaining
This blog post was written by our guest blogger Jen Johnson. Jen has worked in the outdoor industry at Mountain Equipment Co-op for the last 18 years. She and her husband, Fraser, trip regularly with their two sons Luke 11 and Zach 8. Continue reading Tripping in Algonquin with kids – An Ambitious Plan