Bath Time Fun & Skills

Bath Time Fun & Skills

By Adrian Greszata
Program Coordinator, Red Cross Water Instructor Trainer
UBC Aquatic Centre

Bath time can be a stressful chore in getting your child cleaned and ready for bed. But bath time can also be play time, and an opportunity

Tips for Parenting Teens

Tips for Parenting Teens

By UBC Camps

Being a teenager is hard, but being a teenager at home 24/7 is filled with particular joys and trials.

Many families are experiencing greater connection and involvement with their teen’s lives than ever before (and likely ever …

No Playgrounds? No Problem.

No Playgrounds? No Problem.

By UBC Camps

With playgrounds closed, and structured team sports suspended, families are enjoying more undirected time outdoors!

And, there is still lots of fun to be had that doesn’t involve playgrounds or structured team sports. In fact, unstructured play …

The Magic of Board Games

The Magic of Board Games

By UBC Camps

Enjoy screen-free fun and adventure with the simplicity of board games!

Board games can transport us to other worlds! They are also an excellent way to practice adaptability and decisiveness, utilizing strategy to attain specific goals. Many …

Linking Mental Health & Family Time

Linking Mental Health & Family Time

By UBC Camps

Quality family time is key to coming out the other side stronger and healthier than ever. Continue to strengthen family relations in a time of uncertainty!

It is rare to have such long bouts of uninterrupted time

Encourage Kids Skill Development

Encourage Kids Skill Development

By UBC Camps

Children are naturally life-long learners! Especially during this unprecedented time, life skills are being developed and strengthened.

While COVID-19 has caused a disruption in formalized schooling, children have not stopped learning! During this time, parents/guardians can continue