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Month: November 2016

Giving Thanks and Building Assets

Giving Thanks and Building Assets

Holidays and family go hand-in-hand. Grandparents come to visit, cousins start backyard football games, and everyone seems to congregate in the kitchen. Besides the obvious benefits, spending time together as a family can actually help build assets in your camper! A little background info: After 20 years of research, the Search Institute assembled a list of 40 internal and external developmental assets. Researchers found that the more assets a child possesses, the more successful and well-adjusted they will be as…

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We’re Thankful for Family & Fun!

We’re Thankful for Family & Fun!

Some things just make sense together: peanut butter and jelly, hot chocolate and marshmallows, cookies and ice cream. For many families, this list also includes Thanksgiving and football. There are some great family traditions rooted in watching parades and sporting events together, it definitely can be quality time! Just in case your family is looking for something to do during halftime or so your family’s eyes don’t glaze over, here are some family fun alternatives:   Stuff The Turkey. Make…

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