Family Outdoors Guide 2020

A kid smiling while collecting wild berries.

Hiking for Huckleberries with Kids

Looking for some hikes around Spokane with huckleberries? Hiking Inland Northwest mountains for huckleberries is a popular summer pastime. Western huckleberries—variable in color, from blue to a reddish cast on a darker berry, to just plain black—grow best at 3,000-7,000 feet in elevation and are part of the same genus that includes cranberries. Picking huckleberries …

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Camps for the Whole Family

Take your whole family on an all-inclusive vacation to a beautiful outdoor destination where the planning is done and recreation options await your arrival. According to the American Camp Association, experiencing a Family Camp—where you enjoy activities and live together in a new, different, peaceful outdoor environment—helps nurture relationships and provide opportunities to improve communication …

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A group of kids around a campfire.

Outdoorsy Summer Camps & Schools – 2020

Summertime is for kids to experience outdoor adventure—the hands-in-dirt, skinned knees, messy-hair-don’t-care type of adventure. Here’s our annual list of regional summer camps and nature-based schools that provide unique opportunities for learning about nature, science, and outdoor skills—with something for every child, any age, and every family.

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