Tag Archives: Childhood obesity

Headlands Dark Sky Program

Friday, September 5 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Harvest Moon Dance with Live Music! Dark Sky Viewing Area    The rhythmic rising and setting of sun and moon and stars throughout the season draws forth an abundant harvest from the Earth, and a desire to dance in the rest of us!

Bluestem Farm Hayride & Potluck, Sep 13th

Saturday, Aug 16th 5:30 – 7:30 pm Meet the farmers and get an up-close look at the animals, vegetable gardens, woods, and fields that make up Bluestem Farm, and share a potluck meal. Families welcome. Free. Like farming, this hayride happens rain or shine, but there’s a big barn for cover if the weather’s notContinue Reading

Bluestem Farm Hayride & Potluck, Aug 16th

Saturday, Aug 16th 5:30 – 7:30 pm Meet the farmers and get an up-close look at the animals, vegetable gardens, woods, and fields that make up Bluestem Farm, and share a potluck meal. Families welcome. Free. Like farming, this hayride happens rain or shine, but there’s a big barn for cover if the weather’s notContinue Reading

LTC and Bearcub Outfitters Kids’ Hiking Club Bird Walk

Petoskey Regional Audubon Society (PRAS), Little Traverse Conservancy and Bearcub Outfitters Kids Hiking Club are hosting a Bird Walk on July 5.  The walk begins at 9 a.m. at Spring Lake Park, and will be led by PRAS member, Mary Trout. This free, easy-going walk, will be along the boardwalk and bike path and willContinue Reading

Little Traverse Conservancy Adventure Naturalist Program (ages 9-12)

Ages 9-12. Registration begins June 9th, 2014 and is required. Call Sarah at 231-344-1018. Prorams offered Thursdays 10 am – 12pm.   Adventures in the Sky – June 26 Skyline Trail, Petoskey More than 800 acres of land and an elevation of more than 1,200 feet create dramatic views of the northern Michigan skyline. This sectionContinue Reading

The Outfitter’s Kids’ Paddle Camp, Jun 23 – Aug 14

Kayaking and Paddleboarding 4-Day Sessions for Ages 9-12 years Looking for a unique experience and learning opportunity for your child this summer? Kids’ Paddle Camp is a great way for youth to get out on the water while learning a lifelong skill! Our focus is on big fun and paddling skills in a positive learningContinue Reading

Petoskey YMCA Day Camp 2014

CAMP PET-O-SE-GA DAY CAMP 2014   |   JUNE 16 to AUGUST 22, 2014 Memories are made ever day at camp PET-O-SE-GA! Making new friends, learning new skills, understanding more about the natural world and each other is what Camp PET-O-SE-GA is all about. Campers will be divided into groups by ages with activities appropriate toContinue Reading

Bluestem Farm Hayride & Potluck , Jun 21st

Saturday, June 21st 5:30 – 7:30 pm Meet the farmers and get an up-close look at the animals, vegetable gardens, woods, and fields that make up Bluestem Farm, and share a potluck meal. Families welcome. Free. Like farming, this hayride happens rain or shine, but there’s a big barn for cover if the weather’s notContinue Reading

A Big Pile of Fantastic Ideas to Get Kids Outside Making and Doing This Summer

By JESSICA LAHEY May 22, 2014 It’s May, time for teachers to revisit their bookshelves and think about summer reading selections. This year, I’m considering a different kind of summer reading for my kids, books that will inspire them to head outside and make, do and create.  My younger son, Finn, likes these sorts ofContinue Reading

Beyond the Harvest: Five Ways Gardens Support Your Health

Garden produce provides nutritional benefits, but the very act of digging in the dirt nurtures mind, body, and soul. ExperienceLife.com By Jill Metzler Patton / May 2014 What if some of life’s greatest truths could be revealed by caring for a plot of vegetables? What if much of what we need for well-being could beContinue Reading