Take A Family Adveture…Without Breaking the Bank!

Swamp Yankee Style

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Well, school is out and now we have the whole summer off.  It’s time to tackle that age old question of how to keep the kids busy and off the electronics for the next two and half months. Camps and activities can be pricey and it adds up fast.

My son was in a hiking club during the school year and really enjoyed it. This is a huge deal considering all he likes to do is play video games. So I took to the internet and used the magical powers of google to find a hiking challenge we could do over the summer. The State of Connecticut DEEP has an annual list of 14 hikes in different state parks. It’s called the Sky is the Limit challenge. If you 10 of the 14 you get a patch and if you do all 14 you are entered into  drawing for prizes. …

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