Each week you will receive a list of activity suggestions for your child inspired by themes such as dance, sports, nature or crafts.
Backyard Camp is committed to providing information and ideas for parents to help plan and organize their summers. As part of this commitment, we are excited to spotlight some of our favourite small businesses to support the local community and inspire Backyard Camp families.
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.
It's hot out there, Backyard Camp nation. While some are cottaging on lakes or cooling off in their pools, the rest of us need to get creative in getting our kids out the door and active while keeping them cool (not to mention you).
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!
The world's most popular sport has had the highest child participation in Canada for a long time. has been the sport with the highest participation in Canada. What makes this sport the "Beautiful Game"?
Erin Elfassy is both a Backyard Camp founding parent and volunteer. Recently, we caught up with Erin to learn a little more about her background, role in Backyard Camp, and what makes the camp a fun, successful program for both kids and parents.