Backyard Birding [Part 1 of 2]

What other animal gives you such fabulous opportunities for observing and learning? You can give your kids some basic birding info and fun Trackers Missions, then head outside and make some fine feathered friends.

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Get Ready: Family Snow Adventures

While staying inside feels easy and good at the moment, it doesn’t feed our souls. Fear not! With the right gear and preparation, it’s not too hard to get your kids out in the snow and have a fun family adventure.

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Student Spotlight: Lucas – Profile of a Young Carver

Last week’s blog was about why you should consider giving your kid a knife. This week discover the end result of that potential gift: you might inspire that kid to become a carver! Meet Lucas, a 15-year-old who has been going to Trackers homeschool classes for the last ten years. He now makes spoons, bowls and other crafts using his favorite Trackers skill—wood carving—and sells them in his Etsy shop!

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A Knife is a Great Holiday Gift

As the gift-giving season approaches, consider giving your kids one of the most useful tools on the planet: a knife! Carving is an awesome activity for kids to do when stuck at home. They can carve inside or outside, alone or with friends. They can create useful tools or creative works of art. You can get a great deal on a kid knife and our carving handbook, Trackers Earth Guide to Knives & Wood Carving at our camp store.

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