When you think about your favourite season, what is it that stands out the most? For those that love the coming of spring, it’s the bright colours and new growth that keep them constantly in awe. For those that love the summer, imagine all the beach trips and family vacations. Winter brings the cooler weather along with the buddy festivities.
And then, there’s the autumn in all its rust-colored glory. Picture autumn: iconic rolling landscapes with richly colored leaves, full harvests in the fields, complete with a scarecrow. Autumn brings Halloween parties and brightly-lit pumpkins, kids with their hands outstretched for more candy. The changing of the seasons, the first frost.
For many parents, autumn brings a sigh of relief. The kids finally go back to school! The peace is short-lived, however. Autumn break comes too soon, with many parents scrambling to find wholesome activities to keep the kids busy and learning. Instead of fighting against their short attention spans, enroll your children in an autumn camp. There’s something for everyone-- arts and crafts, basketball, soccer, volleyball, science, coding, drama, photography, and more.
Advantages of Autumn Camp
Learn About the Seasons
Many people don’t know that the reason we have seasons is because of our planet’s tilt as it makes its orbit around the sun. Autumn camps are the perfect opportunity to learn about the four seasons, how they vary in different parts of the world, and the events they create. What events, you ask? Well, animal migrations to name a few!
Learn About the Weather
Autumn brings a variety of weather, from sunshine to wind and fog and rain. Autumn is an ideal time of year to show children different weather patterns. What causes the weather? How can we predict it? Not only will children learn to think critically about the conditions around them, but how weather might affect other people around the world.
Learn About Traditions
Autumn isn’t just about witches and skeletons and monsters. Halloween can be a fun opportunity to learn about Halloween traditions and its origins. While many believe that “Day of the Dead” is like Halloween i