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Friends of ActivityHero Guest Posts Keeping Kids Active, Healthy + Engaged

Comics to Learn About Science & Real-Life Scientists

A new comic reader app engages kids in stories about famous scientific discoveries. Kids love comics, and while more and more kids are getting their information from digital devices, most kids’ content is purely for entertainment. Tinyview brings wholesome content to kids in the form of an app, and a comic series on the lives […]

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How to Get Students to Volunteer (Without Nagging!)

“Who wants to come out and pick up trash in our neighborhood Saturday morning?” a bright and eager teacher asked a class of 9th graders. While a few dedicated students might show up, most probably won’t. Saturday morning is prime time for middle and high school students to sleep in, not volunteer. But, counselors, teachers, […]

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Crafts Creative Arts Holiday Break Camps

Thanksgiving kids’ activities inspired by pumpkin spice

Get ready for Thanksgiving Week with these hands-on kids’ activities inspired by Pumpkin Spice and Thanksgiving turkeys. Enjoy the smell of Pumpkin Spice and try one of these Thanksgiving project ideas with your kids. For a longer activity outside of the house, find a Thanksgiving camp or workshop near you. What makes pumpkin spice smell […]

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Camps Cooking Creative Arts Super Activities for Super Kids

Chicken Curry Recipe Your Kids Can Help Make — from A Little Yumminess

A new recipe from A Little Yumminess that will get you cooking with the kids and empowering them to try new flavors.

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Camps Cooking Creative Arts Super Activities for Super Kids

Recipe Spotlight: Bliss Belly Kitchen

Bliss Belly Kitchen teaches kids to nourish their bodies and keep their minds healthy, happy, and fulfilled.

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Eight Finalists Selected in the 2019 ActivityHero Grant Contest

Eight Finalists Now Qualify for the $10,000 Grand Prize to be Announced June 18. Congratulations to the eight ActivityHero Grant finalists who have each won a $500 prize package from ActivityHero, 4imprint and Waiter.com. They now advance to the final round in which the winner will receive the Grand Prize of $10,000 in cash and […]

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Over 1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships Available Through ActivityHero’s Camp & Class Marketplace

Families can apply for financial aid to over 50 different summer camps on ActivityHero. For the first time, families who struggle to make ends meet can apply for multiple summer camp scholarships with ActivityHero’s simple online registration. Thanks to over 50 summer camps who are offering scholarship spots for underprivileged youth, over 1,000 weeks of […]

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Camps Cooking Creative Arts Super Activities for Super Kids

Recipe Spotlight: The Culinary Dude

The Culinary Dude, Scott Davis, shares with us a fresh and simple summer salad recipe to try along with your kids.

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3 Steps To Efficient Camp Marketing

Learn how to track your marketing efforts so that you get the most out of your marketing dollars. Free online training session on Wednesday, November 20. Every camp operator understands the most important factor in having a financially successful camp – enrolling campers. Successful camp operators report that 33% of campers are return campers and […]

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Top Tips for Attending Summer Camp Fairs

Camp fairs are a chance to meet camp directors and ask questions. It’s a great opportunity to discover new camps and plan a summer your kids will love.

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Friends of ActivityHero Guest Posts Keeping Kids Active, Healthy + Engaged

A News Podcast Just for Kids: KidNuz

While you shuttle the kids to and from school and their activities, podcasts are a great way to be entertained or learn something new. KidNuz is a daily news podcast for kids and we had a chance to ask one of their founders, Stephanie Kelmar, about their inspiration. What is KidNuz and how long has […]

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Camps Cooking Creative Arts Super Activities for Super Kids

Recipe Spotlight: A Little Yumminess

Here’s a recipe from Stacie Dong and Simran Singh of A Little Yumminess that will get you cooking with your kids and getting them to try a few new flavors.

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Using Flexible Spending Accounts & Tax Credits for Summer Camps and After School Activities

Flexible spending accounts (FSA) can be a great way to reduce your taxes while you spend on child care. You can use money from your FSA to pay for summer camps and after-school activities. Certain after-school activities and care expenses are covered as well. If your company doesn’t offer an FSA, you can also cover […]

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Friends of ActivityHero Holiday Break Camps

The Origins of your Favorite Christmas Traditions

There are many popular traditions at Christmas, from gingerbread men to ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’. But where exactly did these traditions come from?

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Building Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence in Children

Natalie is a high school teenager who believes she is not smart enough. Her parents noticed her self-esteem is low and want to help her regain her confidence. Stories like Natalie’s are not uncommon in today’s high achieving environment.  Students may be influenced by their classmates and their perception that a subject is hard or […]