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Announcements to stay at home during various stages of the COVID-19 pandemic sent mixed messages to parents across North America and the world. In the beginning stages, families took the message literally and locked themselves indoors. What did this do to the overall health of our children?
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“In a galaxy far, far, away…”

As many celebrate #internationalstarwarsday and nerds unite to celebrate this May 4th, ahem - "May The 4th Be With You"...  let’s reflect on the wisdom of the Jedi, The Force, and all those who bring balance to the galaxy. Here are our top eight lessons Star Wars has taught us about Adventure.

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Camping with the kids: bags exploding, dirt everywhere, cuts and bruises… also the most fun you’ll have all year. Without breaking the bank, we’re bringing you 7 camping hacks you didn’t know you needed - until now.
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Winter is here – and the current health restrictions can make you feel like hibernating till next spring. But we’re strong, tough Canadians – we don’t let a little cold or snow get in our way of a good time. Whether it’s a birthday or milestone, an outdoor party can be a lot of fun.
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This fall leaf craft is great for kids of all ages. BONUS: it's relatively simple and everything that’s needed, you should have on hand. All you need is half an hour, some wax paper, leaves, and a glue stick (optional to add a construction paper border around the edges).
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This summer has been like no other thanks to the quarantine. Here are some fun ideas of how to spend your family summer together, even when you have to stay put. 
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Natural navigation means orienting yourself and crossing a landscape without needing to rely on technology like maps, gps or compass. Developing natural navigational awareness can really help you get your bearings if you ever get lost - and it will make outdoor exploration more meaningful and exciting!

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There is a lot of precision behind a detailed sundial, but even a DIY sundial constructed in minutes from materials lying around your house is surprisingly accurate.
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What is it about glow sticks, flashlights or headlamps that make everything in the dark a little more fun?  We’ve made a list of how to get out and glow.
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The world seems to be on pause, but we are inspired by the ways our Wild | Lifers are growing, exploring and staying connected in this difficult time.
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Many families and schools are approaching March break and with travel restrictions in place, it’s left many of us feeling a little stressed and a little couped-up.However, as we continue to hear about closures, the outdoors remain wide open. Here are a few tips we’ve come up with to make the most of some extra time at home.
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