All the Camping Gear You Need

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Camping in United States National Parks can make for a great trip for a family, friends, or even just by yourself as long as you have all the right camping gear.

It would seem as if more and more people are trying to escape out into the woods and get away from the bubble of technology they’re currently living in. Being surrounded by screens from phones, computers, and televisions can get pretty old after a while.

Camping’s popularity has actually increased so much that 3 million more Americans went camping in 2012 than just two years prior in 2010.

So what activities are these friends and family going out for? About 84% of campers take part in a number of different outdoor activities, but hiking is likely the most popular. As many as 38.05 million people went hiking just in 2014.

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3 Things to Bring on Your Next Outdoor Adventure

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Spring is coming. And with that, lovers of the outdoors are dusting off their tents, lacing up their hiking boots, and getting ready for an adventure. Whether it’s fishing, camping or hiking, there are countless activities to do outdoors that are guaranteed to satisfy your sense of adventure. In fact, over 80% of all fishing trips are either spontaneous or planned within seven days of the trip itself. That being said, there’s no better time to get up, gear up, get out there and be one with nature.
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The Benefits of Playing Soccer

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Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world?it?s enjoyed by over 250 million players in over 200 countries, and America is no exception, with 20-plus professional soccer clubs in the U.S and Canada, not to mention school and community teams, clubs, and camps. Just in high school soccer alone, the US has 284,000 boys and 209,000 girls who play the sport, and that?s increasing annually. Everybody wants to learn soccer moves!

It’s not just about becoming a famous player, or even getting a college scholarship, though. The benefits of playing soccer go beyond the accolades and financial potential. Playing soccer has many health benefits, specifically in physical fitness. During a match, players are in constant motion as they run up and down the field, jump and kick the ball, usually for around Continue reading

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Whitewater Rafting In The Grand Canyon The Trip Of A Lifetime!

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Are you the type of person who has a taste for adventure? Maybe you are an adrenaline junkie or perhaps you made a new years resolution this year to do something brand new every month. No matter what situation is, if you are looking for an adventure then getting outside is a good place to start. One of the most popular outdoor adventures is whitewater rafting, and the ultimate place to whitewater raft is on the Colorado River in The Grand Canyon. Here are a few things to know before planning your trip:

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4 Tips for Picking the Right Camp for Your Kids

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Summer camps can be a lot of fun. Many adults have fond memories of the time they spent at day camp or away camps as kids. They can also get kids started playing sports and exercising. This is very important because most children do not get enough exercise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that people under 18 years old get at least 60 minutes of exercise each day but only one in three gets any exercise every day. By contrast, most kids spend more than seven hours in front of a TV or other screen each day. Sending your kids to a camp, a day camp a beach camp, any kind of camp can help get them off the couch.

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