Kids

Hope has a bad name these days among certain teachers.

On the one hand, it seems to suggest wishful thinking that distracts us from a sober assessment of reality and fosters unrealistic expectations. As Nietzsche put it, “Hope is the...

Research shows that educators and students can benefit from mindfulness practices in the areas of stress, attention,...

    1. Connect: Checking in With My Feelings

    Take a quiet moment for yourself to investigate how you are feeling. Sit in a way that is steady and comfortable. Choose whether to put your hands in your lap, by your...

    “Papa, what’s your battle plan?” My granddaughter Natalia has asked me that question for the three years we’ve been having imaginary galactic battles. Her army is mainly Pokémon, popular characters that come to us from Japan. They have strengths...

    Mothers can be a vital part of a daughter’s coming-of-age journey. Take time together to deepen your connection with each other and foster closeness and well-being for the years ahead. In both meaningful and playful ways, you write, play, create...

    The woods surrounding Omega are filled with magical groves, fun, fantasy, and little newts. The Little Forest People Rangers are looking for boy and girl campers to help them build structures, climb fallen trees, create special water structures...

    Today everyone can take a selfie. And that’s great! But photography is art: it’s powerful, it’s beautiful, and it can tell stories about who you are and how you see the world.

    In this camp we learn about light, basic composition skills,...

    This multi-sport and game camp—for boys and girls of all skill levels—is led by three coaches who have long been part of Family Week’s Beyond Basketball camp. This year, coaches Ellen and Kino add yoga, baseball, flag football, and other games...

    Through community, Junior Rangers experience a crossroads where leadership and creativity meet in the sacred playground of the natural world. The Junior Rangers Kids Camp is the next level of participation from the magical playground of Little...

    Experience the joy of making music under the expert direction of music educator and indie rock musician Karla Schickele and friends. New and experienced rock ‘n’ rollers have the chance to build confidence, find their unique voice, and make...

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