Shooting Stars: How To Expand Your Summer Camp's Electives With Glow-In-The-Dark Archery

Many summer camps recognize the health and social benefits that archery can offer children, and archery programs are fairly common throughout the country. Although many campers will enjoy an ordinary day at the archery range, you may wonder what activity you can offer older campers who have been to your camp several times and are no longer enthusiastic about ordinary archery lessons. You should consider offering more unique archery sessions, such as nighttime lessons, for your more advanced campers. [Read More]

Paddling To A Destination? Pack Your Board For A Day Of Fun

If you're paddling to a destination, such as an island just off the coast or the tip of a peninsula that's easier to reach by water than by land, why not plan on spending the whole day at your destination? You'll likely be tired of paddling by the time you arrive, and hanging around for a while will give your muscles a chance to recover before the trip home. Plus, exploring a new place or relaxing on a remote island beach is a great way to get the adrenaline flowing. [Read More]

3 Tips For Choosing A Basketball System For Your Home

If you're planning to put a basketball system in your front or backyard, you may be bewildered by the array of options available to you. Do you want an in-ground or portable system? What kind of backboard material should you choose? How high up should the goal be? The answers depend largely on why you want the system in the first place. Is it just for fun, or do you have a serious basketball player in the house who needs the system for practice? [Read More]

Floating Docks: 3 Fun Games To Play

In Thailand in 1986, boys who lived in a floating fishing village constructed a floating dock to have a place to play soccer. Here in the United States, children and teenagers enjoy using a floating dock in a lake as a sort of launch pad or landing point for other types of games. If you own a floating dock or are thinking of purchasing or building one, here are a few games you and your friends and family can play. [Read More]