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The 8 Best Camps in Oregon Today

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The state of Oregon is known to be a nature lover’s paradise, from the rocky coastline overlooking the blue water of the Pacific to the forests filled with greenery to the many crystal clear lakes throughout the state. The natural beauty of the state makes it an excellent choice for summer camp. Summer camp is […]

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The 10 Best Camps In Alaska Today

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Alaska is truly one of the more unique landscapes our world has to offer. The best camps in Alaska today offer the incredible experience of connecting with nature, finding new passions, and making new friends in the vast natural beauty of the 49th state of America. Take your pick from specialized sports camps hosted in […]

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The 12 Best Camps In Tennessee Today

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Tennessee is a beautiful state with landmarks like the Great Smoky Mountain Range. It Is also home to cities like Nashville, home to some of the best music and musicians alike. Another thing the state excels at is its summer camp opportunities. The best camps in Tennessee today encompass a wide range of activities, specialties, […]

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The 10 Best Camps In Wyoming Today

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The state of Wyoming is an incredible place to spend the summer. And there are some incredible camps for your kids to explore. The best camps in Wyoming today cater to all kinds of kids with all kinds of interests. If you’re wanting a classic summer camp experience, one that’s filled with learning, Wyoming’s got […]

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The 11 Best Camps In Louisiana Today

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The state of Louisiana is a beautiful place, filled with artistic, cultural, and educational opportunities. The best camps in Louisiana today cater to all kinds of interests and welcome kids of all ages. Louisiana is the birthplace of American Blues. So, it might just be the best place to send your young musician for the […]

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The 10 Best Camps In Kentucky Today

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There are so many great things that the state of Kentucky! There’s horse racing, automobile manufacturing, arts, culture, and Kentucky Fried Chicken! The other thing Kentucky gets right is its summer camps. The best camps in Kentucky cater to a wide range of ages across numerous interests. From day camps to overnights, campers can participate […]

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The 11 Best Camps In Nevada Today

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The state of Nevada is full of beautiful desert landscapes and diverse arts, and cultural opportunities. The best camps in Nevada today feature a wide range of educational, athletic, and artistic avenues for children and young adults. Some of these beautiful camps take place next to Nevada’s natural wonders. How does summer camp on the […]

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The 7 Best Scouting Camps in The U.S.

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Scouting Camps can be a great place to send your child for the summer. At the best scouting camps in the U.S., young boys and girls will learn the value of hard work and have the chance to build leadership skills. They’ll participate in tons of fun summer activities. Not to mention the many friendships […]

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The 11 Best Camps In San Francisco

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San Francisco is a city filled to the brim with fun things to do in the summer. The best camps in San Francisco offer children a chance to build new skills, learn new interests, and make new friends. San Francisco has more than enough attractions on its own, when it comes to finding summer camps […]

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The 8 Best Outdoor Camps In The U.S.

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Summer camp in the great outdoors, there’s nothing quite like it. Looking for some of the best outdoor camps in the US? Take your pick of outdoor campgrounds or immersive wilderness opportunities. There are so many ways that outdoor camps can build a child’s sense of self. Guided activities can hone their interest in adventure […]

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The 16 Best Overnight (Sleep Away) Camps In The U.S.

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If you grew up attending summer camps, or watching movies about the classic summer camps (The Parent Trap, anyone?) you’ll know it’s quite the experience. Ensure that your children will get the most out of their summer away. Learn more about the best overnight camps in the US. Activities from outdoor activities to skill building, […]

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15 Best Activities To Do At A Sleepover For Kids

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Sleepovers can be a great time for social bonding among your kids and their peers. In terms of keeping everyone happy, finding sleepover activities for kids that provide fun and inclusive entertainment options is your best bet for ensuring that everyone has a good time. And of course, you want to make sure that the […]

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12 Easy Things To Draw For Kids

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Do you have an artist at home? Your child may love to doodle during their free time, or maybe your child has a passion for art! No matter what you are looking for, giving your child easy drawing prompts can simultaneously help them grow their love and skill. So, if you’re asking yourself, what are […]

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How to Make Paper Mache

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Anyone for Paper Mache?Paper Mache, or papier Mache, either way to spell it, it is a fun family project! The answer to how to make paper mache is easier than you may think. What do you get when you add water, flour and news print? Almost anything you can imagine. These are the basic ingredients […]

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Crafts with Common Household Items

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Craft Ideas Using Paper, Glue, Tape, Crayons and Markers Craft projects for kids are a lot of fun.  You can create lots of things by using simple items such as paper, some crayons and some glue.  Items ranging from hats, to books, greeting cards and bookmarks are just some of the many examples. Simple craft […]

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3 Easy Crafts Made with Recycled Materials

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Making crafts out of old or used materials is a great way to reuse and recycle — think aluminum cans, plastic bottles, old shoeboxes, empty toilet paper rolls, unused fabric, paper scraps … anything, really. By making use of items that are no longer needed in fun and creative ways, not only are we being […]

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3 Slime Recipes to Make at Home

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How (and Why) to Make Borax-Free Slime Kids love slime! Making slime with your kids is a terrific bonding exercise, and it’s surprisingly easy to make. And if you’re wondering how to make slime without borax, we have you covered — keep reading. Making slime is pretty similar to conducting a science experiment — the […]

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How to Make Edible Slime

How to Make Edible Slime

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How to Make Edible Slime Kids love to play with gross things. They also love to put them in their mouths and would probably eat them if at all possible. Well, why not let them enjoy the best of everything by making edible slime that they can play with? Here’s how to make edible slime […]

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How to Make Glitter Slime

How to Make Glitter Slime

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How to Make Glitter Slime Sparkly slime is the glamorous counterpart to regular slime. It’s still gooey and fun but glittery slime is also prettier to look at. Use this easy recipe to change up your kids regular slime routine or as favors for a Frozen or Disney Princess themed party by placing small amounts […]

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Simmering Potpourri

Simmering Potpourri

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Simmering Potpourri Supplies: 1 oz. can cinnamon sticks, broken into small pieces 1 (1.12 oz.) can whole cloves 1 (1.25 oz.) can whole allspice Directions:Combine all ingredients. Place 1 heaping teaspoon and 1/2 cup of water in simmer pot and heat. You can also dry orange peels and add these to the mixture.

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Scrap Fabric Potholders

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Potholders from Scrap Fabrics Directions: First cut two 8-inch (21 cm.) squares of fabric to be the front and back of the potholder. Choose coordinating fabrics that match your kitchen for these pieces. To make it easier, you can make an 8-inch square pattern from a piece of cardboard to use as a pattern. Cut […]

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Homemade Refrigerator Magnets

Homemade Refrigerator Magnets

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Homemade Refrigerator Magnets Custom magnets are fun and easy to make. The local craft store (your new best friend when making gifts yourself) will have all the supplies you’ll need: magnets, and clear or lightly colored flat circular glass stones. When you get the glass stones home step one is to customize them. You can […]

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Homemade Bath Salts

Homemade Bath Salts

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Homemade Bath Salts Supplies: 1 cup Epsom salts Measuring cup 2 jars with lids 2 colored of liquid food color 1 pretty 8 oz. jar A few drops of your favorite essential oils Directions: 1. To make these good smelling bath salts, first measure 1/2 cup of Epsom salt into each jar with a lid. […]

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How to Make a Barbecue Apron

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Make a Barbecue Apron 1. Start with a piece of sturdy fabric suitable for the individual for whom you are making the apron. The fabric needs to be wide enough to wrap 1/2 to 3/4 of the way around them and long enough to cover them from collar bone to just above the knee. For […]

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