It was an amazing week during InStride’s first ever Equine Assisted Learning Horsemanship Summer Camp! Through a unique experiential approach, participants learned about horse behavior and how to care for horses, as well as developing horsemanship skills that include leading, riding, and working with a horse at liberty. InStride packed a lot into one week, and by the end their participants were feeling confident and successful! Activities throughout the week included: • Learn
You may feel like the dust hasn’t even begun to settle on the Christmas decorations in the attic, but it’s time to start thinking about summer! Choosing the right summer camp for your child can be a daunting task, but summer camp can reap many rewards for both you and your child. Building friendships, developing interests and skills, experiencing new and exciting things and so much more—all of these things are benefits of summer camp. What’s Most Important?
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WATER 1. Adult supervision is of paramount importance. Parents need to focus on their children 100% of the time. No distractions! 2. Practice “touch supervision” (a term used by the American Academy of Pediatrics). This means that at all times, the supervising adult is within an arm’s length of the child being watched, when near or in the water. 3. Remember, no child or adult is “drown proof.” 4. Keep in mind that children can drown in many different water sources including: