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Tips to prepare your child for adventure camp

Are you gearing up for your child’s exciting adventure camp this summer? As a parent, ensuring your little one is well-prepared is crucial. From choosing the right camp to packing essentials, there's a lot to consider. But fret not! We've got you covered with these expert tips to make sure your child's adventure camp experience is nothing short of amazing.…
Candid Sky
March 26, 2024
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How to use childcare vouchers to pay for your kid’s adventure

Are you ready to give your child the adventure of a lifetime? Picture them scaling climbing walls, conquering obstacle courses, and building friendships — all in the great outdoors! But wait, how do you manage to fund your child's trip? The answer lies in childcare vouchers. In this guide, we'll delve into everything you need to know about using childcare…
Candid Sky
March 15, 2024
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What are the benefits of dance camps for kids?

Wondering how to keep your kids entertained during the school break? Dance camps could be the answer you’re looking for! These programmes offer a perfect combination of physical activity and fun for children of all ages and abilities. With that said, let's explore the numerous benefits of dance camps for kids, ranging from improving social skills to boosting creativity and…
Candid Sky
March 6, 2024
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The benefits of science experiments for kids

If you’re searching for engaging activities to keep your little ones entertained while nurturing their growing minds, then why not delve into some science experiments? Not only are they incredibly fun, but they also offer a host of benefits that contribute to your child's development in numerous ways. From sparking curiosity to enhancing critical thinking skills, here's why science experiments…
Candid Sky
February 21, 2024
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Homesickness Tips for Your Kids at Camp

Homesickness can be common not just at camp, but on any occasion where your child is away from you. But homesickness doesn’t mean they’re not having fun. The feeling of missing home is something every child experiences as they get older and begin to become more independent, and it’s good to let your children know that it’s normal to feel…
iain.wingham
February 19, 2024
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Why Is Outdoor Play Important?

The great outdoors offers so much for children. With endless possibilities for exploring, what can be better? It’s both fun and beneficial to building kids’ personal skills! At PGL we love seeing kids enjoy the outdoors. All of our adventure holidays feature an exciting collection of activities to enjoy. The importance of outdoor play in early years Why is outdoor…
iain.wingham
February 19, 2024
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6 Fun Nature Activities to Do in Your Own Garden

Want to show your kids how to connect with nature at home? Well, there are plenty of fun outdoor nature activities for kids that you can do at home! From exploring the wildlife to creating a scavenger hunt for your kids, your garden is an epic place for an adventure. Nature activities for kids Camping Camping is a fantastic activity…
iain.wingham
February 19, 2024
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The Benefits of Kids Spending Time in Nature

Connecting kids to nature has endless benefits, and it’s something that we always encourage kids to do when they’re at camp with PGL. We have many activities that help kids learn more about nature and build curiosity about the world around them. So, what are the benefits of spending time in nature? Let’s dive in! Benefits of nature for kids…
iain.wingham
February 19, 2024
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Our Outdoor Adventure Activities for Kids

Outdoor adventure activities for kids are fantastic! Not only because they are super fun, but also because adventure camps help boost social skills too. We love welcoming your children during the holidays and showing them an epic time at PGL. How do we do that? With thrilling activities and challenges of course! So dive right in to explore our fun…
iain.wingham
February 19, 2024
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How Outdoor Adventure Camps Boost Social Skills

Social skills play a vital role in the development of children. From meeting new friends to learning how to work with others, they’re great skills to continue developing throughout childhood and beyond! At PGL adventure camps, kids get involved with activities and challenges that help boost their social skills through teamwork, communication and cooperation. Why are social skills important for…
iain.wingham
February 19, 2024
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Why Are Outdoor Adventure Camps So Great for Kids?

Summer activity camps for kids are incredibly beneficial for a whole number of reasons. First and foremost, they’re so much fun, and at PGL we’re all about making your child’s time here one to remember! If you’re looking for where to take kids in school holidays, then outdoor adventure camps could be a great choice for your child. So, what…
iain.wingham
February 19, 2024
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Tasty campfire treats at PGL

Gathering around the campfire with friends is truly a special experience. And what makes it even more exciting? The mouthwatering selection of campfire treats just waiting to be eaten together! From classic favourites like toasted marshmallows to your very own saucy fries, we’ve got a delicious lineup of campfire snacks that are guaranteed to make your outdoor adventure unforgettable, leaving your…
Candid Sky
February 14, 2024
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How sports camps help develop self-confidence in kids

As parents, we all want our children to grow up feeling confident in themselves and their abilities. Sports aren't just about fun and games; they provide kids with valuable skills and knowledge that can set them up for success later in life. From improving academic performance for more effective learning to increasing independence and resilience, sports play a key role…
Candid Sky
February 8, 2024
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The Benefits of Educational Water Activities for Kids

Educational water activities for kids bring many benefits. Aside from being so much fun splashing around and playing games, watersports activities can actually help your child develop in lots of different ways. So let's dive in! The interpersonal benefits of water play Whether your kids love watersports activities or are still trying to become more comfortable with swimming, they’re great…
iain.wingham
January 18, 2024
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Physical Activity Benefits for Kids

Why is physical activity important for children? Well, there are actually many different reasons. Physical activity doesn’t have to be boring (it’s certainly not with PGL!). So let’s take a look at why physical activity is so great for kids! Benefits of physical activity for children There are many more benefits of physical activity for children than you might think,…
irwingham
May 24, 2023
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