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Going Alfresco-Benefits of bringing your group outside at Cape Cod Sea Camps

Going Alfresco As the seasons change, the daylight switches from the long days of summer to the short grey days of winter, our motivation to step outside seems to dwindle. During the cold/ grey months, we often forget about the importance of carving out time to step outside and take in the sunshine. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American spends 93% of their time indoors and as individuals get older, they are less inclined to spend time outdoors. 8 With this sobering statistic, it is important to understand the benefits and reasons why it is important […]

What are the benefits of taking students on an Outdoor Education trip?

In todays world, children spend an average of 6 hours in front of a screen instead of outside enjoying the fresh air, being active and curiously exploring this amazing planet we get to call home. Many kids today, have not played outside until the street lights came on, chased lightening bugs like maniacs, or even made the biggest wish on a dandelion flower. One of the best ways to introduce kids to the outdoors, even if they do not get to experience it often in their home life, is by offering a school outdoor education trip. These trips can be […]