by Troy Robbins • Eureka! Tent Blog Getting your kids to go outside is more than just getting some exercise and leaving the TV off for a few hours. There are a slew of benefits for children that get outside and have fun. The more your child starts to go outside the more likely they will … Continue reading 30 Reasons Kids Benefit From The Outdoors
by Jack Charles • Eureka! Tent Blog Regular campers appreciate the solitude and tranquility of a remote campground, but while camping is a great way to get away from the city or suburban life, it’s also a great way to form stronger connections with family members. This is especially true on father-son camping trips. Dads have … Continue reading Why Camping is the Ultimate Father-Son Activity
by Jack Charles • Eureka! Tent Blog April 2014, a group of New Jersey Boy Scouts hiking through Harriman State Park stumbled across a female hiker who had broken her ankle. The hiker tried to get the boys to hike on, but they wouldn’t leave her injured on the trail. Instead, they splinted her ankle, constructed … Continue reading 4 Most Common Wilderness Injuries and How to Treat Them
From JM Cremp’s Adventure Blog Mark Twain’s character, Huck Finn, was the ultimate adventure seeker. Huck knew how to make the most of every day, and every opportunity. You can bet that when spring rolled around, ole Huck would be outside on the riverbank. You may not be as free to roam as Huck, but … Continue reading Make Your Own Kids Fishing Pole – Huck Finn Style!
From Richard Louv I recall my father’s dark tanned neck, creased with lines of dust, as he tilled our garden. I ran ahead of him, pulling rocks and bones and toys from his path.” — The Nature Principle In “Last Child in the Woods,” I focused on why children need nature. In my new book, … Continue reading Ten Reasons Why Children and Adults Need Vitamin-N
With the official kickoff party of Troop 1819 for the 2016-2017 charter year a mere two weeks away, we are still hitting the trails and having fun…I mean working hard to prepare. This weekend we explored Fountainebleau State Park located in Mandeville, Louisiana. I’ve always been a huge supporter of State and National Parks. Where … Continue reading Scouting Locations is Hard Work