Summer Across Indian Country with Native Youth and Their Families
May 3, 2022
Summer camp is beneficial for youth in many ways, including the development of important social, emotional, and cognitive skills. Moreover, usually children who attend summer camps create memories to last a lifetime! They develop lifelong skills, promotes independence, teaches teamwork and resiliency, provides screen free time, and encourage play time, fosters growth and self-esteem, connect with nature, keeps youth intellectually engaged, and gives them a sense of purpose. Providing a routine is key for them to maintain a healthy life. This session will offer parents and families ideas to keep children active with healthy and safe opportunities during the summer months.