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Girls At Firefighter Camp Extinguish Sexist Stereotypes

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.17.2016 | Good News

A Virginia camp is getting girls and teens fired up about female empowerment. A group of campers are learning all about firefighting this week at Cam...

Camping: Not For Sissies

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 04.29.2016 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

A friend in California wrote to me extolling the delights of camping. She went on to proudly describe her ingenuity in preparing a dozen ice cream fil...

I Almost Forgot What It's Like to Be Young

Jenny Isenman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Last night, I did something many of us parents don't do often enough... I remembered what it's truly like to be a kid. I got to turn off my parent radar for just a few awesome hours.

U.S. Forest Service Warns Hikers To Beware Of Campers Drinking Tecate Beer, Eating Tortillas and Playing Spanish Music

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The US Forest Service issued and then retracted a Labor Day warning advising hikers to "beware of campers in national forests drinking Tecate beer, ea...

Private Pool Club Kicks Out Minority Kids Who Might "Change The Complexion" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A potentially upsetting story coming out of Philadelphia: a group of 60 young campers, many of them minorities, were told to leave a private swimming ...