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The North Face’s Summer Base Camp Teaches Kids Skills From The Best Athletes

With most summer camps canceled this year, it’s been a tough few months for parents to keep their kids busy. That’s where The North Face’s Summer Base Camp comes in, with lots of virtual camp time hosted by their roster of all-star mountain athletes, like Jimmy Chin, Ashima Shiraishi, and Hilaree Nelson to name a few.

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TNF’s Summer Base Camp is a free camp created for curious explorers who love a little mess, teaching campers of all ages how to find adventure at home. Each week, Summer Base Camp will launch three new educational, hands-on, fun-filled activities for campers and parents to complete at their own pace at home, with activities guided by the team’s athletes.

See the full schedule below:

WEEK 1

THEME: Local Exploration

There are always new things to discover, even in familiar places. This week, we focus on exploring and learning more about the world right outside our front doors.

7.20 ADVENTURE PHOTOGRAPHY WITH JIMMY

Campers join photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin for a crash course in snapping epic shots and learning to make their own pinhole cameras.

7.22 GEOMETRIC DESIGNS WITH NINA

Climber Nina Williams teaches campers about natural formed patterns and shares how to create a masterpiece with items found in the backyard

7.24 SNACKS TO PACK WITH ASHIMA

Who’s up for a snack attack? Campers head to the kitchen with climber Ashima Shiraishi for tips on making healthy (and delicious) trail-friendly treats

WEEK 2

THEME: Natural Wonders of the World

From Everest, to the Grand Canyon, to the Amazon Rainforest – campers will learn that no matter where they travel, they can use skills learned during this second week anywhere.

7.27 MAPMAKING WITH COREE

Ultrarunner Coree Woltering teaches map making and other handy navigational tricks for getting out (without getting lost)

7.29 SURVIVAL SKILLS WITH MANOAH

Campers circle up with climber Manoah Ainuu to learn sic essential skills for surviving in the wilderness

7.31 BACKYARD BASECAMP WITH HILAREE

Ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson shares what it’s like to climb Mt. Everest and teaches campers how to build (and pack for) at-home base camps.

This is a good opportunity for the kids to improve their talent. It is good to make students attend the camp which helps them in character formation. The video was interesting that gives a clear idea about the camp. is cbd legal federally

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