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7 Cool After-School Activities for Kids 8-10

Routines and Programs and after-school activities for kids 8-10 years old to keep them engaged and learning all day long.

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10 Awesome After-School Activities for 5-7-Year-Olds

Not sure if your 5-7 year old is getting the most out of their school day? ActivityHero offers programs and classes to continue learning after school ends for the day.

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Scavenger Hunts for Kids: Fun Outdoor & Indoor Ideas

Whether you’re looking for kids’ birthday party ideas or ways to keep your crew entertained on a rainy day, our ideas for scavenger hunts for kids are here to help! Set up one of these scavenger hunts, and your kiddos will happily spend hours tracking down their treasures.

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Orange County Summer Camp Guide

The best summer camps for kids in Orange County – including outdoor camps, adventure camps, sports camps, LEGO® camps, maker camps, coding camps, and more!

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Los Angeles Summer Camp Guide

The best summer camps for kids in Los Angeles – including outdoor camps, adventure camps, sports camps, LEGO® camps, maker camps, coding camps, and more!

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5 Reasons You & Your Kids Need Winter Camp

Here are a few great ways to validate the importance of camp during winter break. Make your dreams of attending a meeting or cooking dinner without interruptions come true too! As a parent of two active boys, ages 6 and 8, I frequently consider adding “Rambunctious” and “ER” to their middle names. Needless to say, […]

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8 Great Holiday Activities You Can Do With Your Kids

Christmas break and other holidays can leave kids bored or blue. Beat cabin fever with these low-cost family-fun activities that kids of all ages enjoy.

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Summer Olympics Inspired Sports

Whether it’s gymnastics, soccer, or skateboarding, there’s something for everyone when it comes to the summer Olympics. Dive into a world of international sports, from table tennis to basketball. Feeling inspired by your favorite athletes competing on the world stage? Here are some beginner sports camps and classes for kids who are captivated by Olympic […]

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4 Ways to Prevent the Summer Slide

Know the Numbers Staying informed is the first step. This summer, keep your kids engaged with these four teacher-approved brain-building activities. Read 60% of kids ages 6 to 17 say they love or like reading books for fun a lot. Research confirms that kids gain more from reading when they actually enjoy it. Let them […]

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Best Outdoor Youth Camps for 2021

Rediscover the joys of summer by planning an outdoor youth camp adventure! After a year of change and disruption, let’s make 2021 the best year yet! Start planning your child’s spring & summer adventures with some of our top trending outdoor youth camps on ActivityHero. Small group, outdoor, in-person camps are selling fast – from horseback riding […]

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Bay Area Summer Camp Guide for Kids and Teens

This summer camp guide will help you find camps that fit your kids interests and provide some tips on how to make it easier to plan your summer with the greatest ease.  Bay Area kids benefit from a large variety of summer camps — sports, art, coding, outdoor and specialty camps! Many parents describe the […]

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How to Get Students to Volunteer (Without Nagging!)

“Who wants to come out and pick up trash in our neighborhood Saturday morning?” a bright and eager teacher asked a class of 9th graders. While a few dedicated students might show up, most probably won’t. Saturday morning is prime time for middle and high school students to sleep in, not volunteer. But, counselors, teachers, […]

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The 12 Best Places to Get Birthday Freebies for Kids

Your child’s birthday can be even sweeter with these 12 free birthday freebies. Many freebies are available for 2-4 weeks after your birthday so you can celebrate all month!  To plan the perfect, hassle-free birthday party for your child, visit ActivityHero to find a birthday party place near you.  Baskin Robbins Get free ice cream […]

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7 Clever Ways to Keep Kids Cool on Hot Days

The best summertime activities help your kids beat the heat while having a blast. Here are 7 fun ideas to try out!

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Outdoor Activities for Earth Day

Getting outside is healthy for the body and the mind. This Earth Day, why not get the whole family outdoors for some memorable adventures? By Wendy Chou Research has shown that getting outside keeps kids moving, lowering the risk of childhood obesity. Another health benefit from being out and about: added Vitamin D, which strengthens […]