Family Adventures - Raising a Wild Child
The benefits of outdoor play for children are too many to list. While parents in NYC are fortunate to have many great outdoor spaces available, many would like to take their families on outdoor adventures beyond the five boroughs. But the barriers of logistics, planning, and preparation can seem impossible to overcome. We’re here to help!
Starting with trip planning essentials and special considerations for families, you’ll learn how to ensure that you and your children will have a great time discovering the wonders of nature together. If you have experience in the outdoors, you’ll learn how to alter your approach to hiking and backpacking with your little one in mind. For newcomers to the wilderness, we’ll start with the basics, including techniques to ensure you and your children are comfortable in this new environment. We’ll share our favorite destinations, both locally and upstate, and activities to enjoy in nature on a day or multi-day trip out of the city.