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5 Outdoor Skills for Children & Teens to Learn this Summer

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    5 Outdoor Skills for Summer Adventures

    The warm summer weather is approaching and families are organizing their outdoor gear and getting ready to hit the hiking trails and campgrounds. As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across our globe, families are finding ways to get creative with their outdoor adventure options. Camping, hiking, and road trips will be a popular choice for many this summer. As you begin to dust off your old camping gear and organize some of your equipment, it is also a good time to update the outdoor skills checklist as well. Just like any wilderness outing, common injuries happen commonly and there is always a chance of spending the unexpected night out…so best to be prepared!


    5 Outdoor Skills for children and teens:

    Here is the list of skills we recommend reviewing before embarking on your journeys this summer:

    • Improvised Shelters
    • Fire Starting
    • Patient Assessment/Transportation
    • First Aid/Splinting
    • Navigation


    This summer a lot of children will be spending more time at home with social distancing orders still in place. It is a perfect time to hone in on your outdoor adventure survival and first aid skills!





    Check out the full article HERE


    The online National Conference on Wilderness and Travel Medicine this summer includes a course on Survival and Emergency Skills for Children and Teens! One registration fee includes access for all family members in one household.


    Join us July 25th and 26th, 2020


    Sign up HERE

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