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Three of Our Favorite Summer Camps

As a parent of three energetic and active kiddos, I’m always looking for good opportunities for my kids to hear hang around with good role models, have fun, and get to know other people. Below is a quick list of some of our favorite local camps that you should definitely check out. Make sure you…
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Why Summer Camp SHOULD be Risky?

In today’s world American kid’s summers are filled with lacrosse camp, dance camp, art camp and other structured activities. These seem to be extensions of after school activities—with periods of x-box and iPads in between. Kids are pushed to excel in the particulars. We ask them to get good grades, become excellent athletes, and pursue…
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3 Reasons to Sign up for 2017 Summer Camp

Compass Outdoor Adventures has been developing unique Summer Camp experiences since 2007. We have an intense passion to build programming that pushes the boundaries of what our campers see possible, and therefore create life long memories. Our three main values of our Summer Camp programming are to encourage Curiosity, Risk Taking, and a Sense of…
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Why is ADHD such a bad word?

I'm an adult... most of the time.  I'm a father of three, husband to one, and a small business owner.  I like to mountain bike, play outside, and LOVE to solve problems, the more intense and immediate, the better. I'm also recently (at the age of 40) diagnosed with ADHD. It was actually on my…
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