Category Archives: Uncategorized

Let’s Move! Living it up this summer in Haruna!

Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Outdoor Japan Adventure for Kids!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Doctor Orders Bored Children to Go Outside

Young, nimble, lightening bug like creatures with eyes as big as owls, tongues as long as lizards, mouths as big as the ocean, and a need for 10 minutes of sleep a night, are the summer creatures of Japan, and … Continue reading

Posted in Parents and Kids, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Charge your mobile phone while you camp! Only in Japan!

Kooky gadgets are pretty common in Japan. You can find tons of books that show strange and unusual products that Japanese inventors have created.  Like the one I found on Amazon, The Big Bento Box of Unuseless Japanese Inventions. Mobile … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

5 Camp Myths Debunked

Myth: Camping is all about hiking, swimming, fishing and catching bugs. Truth: There are a variety of camping programs.  Each one offers different types of focus and activities.  It’s best to assess your child’s needs and decide if a traditional … Continue reading

Posted in Parents and Kids, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What Kids Crave in Summer

Kids can’t wait for school to end so their fun can begin! But you and I both know, that after a while, the dreaded phrase, “I’m bored!” pops up over and over again. How do you curb your child’s cravings … Continue reading

Posted in Parents and Kids, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Seth Godin Talks Camp

The ones who are thriving and succeeding are the ones who are acting like they’re at camp. -Seth Godin If you are an avid reader of Seth Godin then you know he uses a lot of camp references.  Maybe camping … Continue reading

Posted in Live Performances, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Outdoors Gunma, Japan

An avalanche of rain greeted me at Annakaharuna Station located in the deep recesses of Gunma.   I looked around the small Shinkansen (train)  stop and wondered where am I? I was soon greeted by Patric Spohn owner and proprietor of … Continue reading

Posted in Outdoor Education, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Change Is Necessary! It ain’t just good!

How do you change when it’s so easy to stay the same? In A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future, Daniel H. Pink revealed six attributes that are needed for success in the 21st century.  Pink gives … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

6 Ways to be Fearless!

Shy? Afraid of strangers? Timid? Worried about trying something new? Here are 6 ways to be fearless! Don’t let anything stop you from         greatness! 1) Get a theme song! Whenever you try something new find a way to listen to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment