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5 Fun Fall Activities

Get ready for falling leaves, cooler weather, and spooky surprises with these hands-on activities for kids. Leaf piles and pumpkins and no school, oh my! Try one (or all) of these fall ideas with your kids. For a longer activity outside of the house, find Fall Break camps and classes near you. 1. Glow-in-the-Dark Water Nothing […]

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Best Camps, Classes & Kids’ Activities of 2018

ActivityHero announces the best camps, classes, and kids’ activities of 2018 — based on reviews and votes from families. Thousands of parents reviewed and voted for camps and classes on ActivityHero, and the following 36 providers have been awarded the “Best of 2018” badge on ActivityHero. Thank you to all the reviewers for sharing their […]

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Top Winners of $15,000 Business Grant Contest for Children’s Camp and Class Providers

Project Ember and Rock Band Land Win Top Prizes ActivityHero today shared the results of the 2018 Business Grant Contest. Over the course of three months, families voted for over 1,300 children’s camp and class providers. These votes helped nine businesses become finalists, and a panel of three judges selected the grant winners. Project Ember, […]

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7 Clever Ways to Keep Kids Cool on Hot Days

The best summertime activities help your kids beat the heat while having a blast. Here are 7 fun ideas to try out!

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Sports Super Activities for Super Kids

Choosing Sports for Kids: 8 Ways Parents Can Help

When kids start to express an interest in sports, it might be hard to know where to start. How do you know if your child is a Steph Curry or a Serena Williams? Here’s some ways you can help kids find the right sport for them. 1. Child’s activity level Is your child constantly running […]

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Swim Lessons for Kids: 4 Reasons Every Child Should Learn

Swim safely this summer! Learn to recognize the 5 danger signs of drowning and find out how swim lessons promote safety, self-confidence, and more. By The ActivityHero Team Swimming is great way for kids to beat the summer heat. Before you hit the beach or pool, first teach children how to be safe in or […]

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6 Business Ideas for Enterprising Kids

Encouraging kids to think like entrepreneurs teaches them long-lasting lessons about the value of hard work, careful planning, and creativity. By Melanie Hargrave We all remember sitting at the end of our driveways at a table, a pitcher of lemonade waiting expectantly, with a big cardboard sign announcing our 25-cent cups of refreshment. Most likely, […]

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Martial Arts

Kids’ Martial Arts Classes: A Parent’s Guide

Is martial arts right for your child? Here, experts answer common parent FAQs about choosing martial arts program styles, readiness, safety and more.

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Community Service

18 Seasons to Harvest Compassion

Help your family grow compassion and harvest the benefits of community service.

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Academics

Preparing for elementary school tours and open house

Get the most out of your school tour or open house with these tips from education experts and parents You’ll find a lot of private schools offering open houses and tours in October and November. Even though the school year just started, the admissions process for private and independent schools starts in the fall. First, consider […]

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Surprising stats about school holiday camp registrations

Ever feel like families wait until the last minute to sign up for holiday break camps? You’re right! See our analysis of registration trends to help with your marketing plans.

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Fun Columbus Day Camps in the San Francisco Bay Area

Columbus Day & Indigenous People’s Day is coming up and you know what that means… kids have a long weekend and are looking for something to do! Skip the TV and the mall this year and give them a new and exciting experience. From sports to coding, there are many school holiday camps for your […]

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Academics

5 Tips That Helped Me Succeed in High School ~

High school can be stressful! Here, a recent grad shares 5 practical tips helped her define high school success and achieve meaningful goals.

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Expert Tips to Ease the Back-to-School Transition ~

Don’t just muddle through the first weeks of school. Use these clever strategies from after-school teachers to help kids (and you) hit the ground running!

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Smart Solutions for After School Program Communication

After school programs benefit from streamlined registration and communication from leading edge companies such as ActivityHero and Keedgo.