Each week you will receive a list of activity suggestions for your child inspired by themes such as dance, sports, nature or crafts.
We’re glad to see so many parents and children have enjoyed our email newsletter and website, based on your feedback in our recent Backyard Camp community survey. With that, some big news! We'll continue to share fun, educational and age-appropriate activities with the launch of our premium, subscription-based Backyard Camp e-newsletter...
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The volunteers that bring Backyard Camp to life each day wear many hats. If you view Backyard Camp as a car made of many parts, "The Teachers" are really the drivetrain that powers the program.
We want to thank everyone in the Backyard Camp community who participated in our recent survey. Your feedback is tremendously valuable as we look to gain insight into how the program will evolve in the coming weeks and months. Ready more about what you've told us.
While we would like to see our kids spend time engaging in outdoor activities this summer, don't be quick to discount the emotional and mental health benefits esports offers during these unique times as video game companies continue to focus on games' social components.
Whether it's a rainy day, or on the beach or in the park, keep your kids' minds engaged and away from the screens for a while. Part 1 of our favourite children's books.
As a father of 3, technology executive and faculty at the Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Mark Silver already wears many hats. So it may seem surprising that Silver decided to don another by co-founding a camp program for kids. For Silver, though, his decision hinged more on necessity than choice.
Backyard Camp teams up with Kids Help Phone to raise funds, awareness and promote summer fun with $25,000 pledge to help families navigate unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.
Bird watching, or birding, has been a favourite summertime family activity for generations. We dive into why it has withstood the test of time and tips you can use to bird watch in Canada, home to some of the most beautiful species in the world!