Friday, April 28, 2017

2017 Lehigh Valley Summer Camp Guide

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The BEST camps in the Lehigh Valley 



Summer Camp Guide 2017

Spring is here and it is time to start thinking about what you are going to do to keep your kids busy all summer! The kids will be out of school before you know it so don't get caught without a great camp program to keep them active!  We've got a great list of some of the Lehigh Valley's best camps!
We have even more camps listed in our full camp guide here you can browse more than 50 different Lehigh Valley Summer Camp programs!
Did your child LOVE their camp last year? Make sure to share a review for it so more families can check it out!


Get your adventure on at Blue Mountain! 

Blue Mountain Adventure Camp, where days are filled with ziplining, whitewater rafting, archery, laser tag, and more.  Campers build confidence and create memories.  Come check out the fun and take a tour. Check out more information on these upcoming information dates here
It's time to schedule a camp tour date!  The below dates & times are available.  Please call 610.826.7700 to make a reservation for a camp tour and meet at the Frontier Center by the Valley Lodge on your one of the following tour dates.
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017  from 10am-2pm
  • Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 10am-2pm
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 10am-2pm
  • Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10am-2pm

Blue Mountain Adventure Camp will be offering amazing experiences for kids this summer with the convenience of full or half day day camp programs, overnight experiences and convenient bus transportation for campers from multiple areas in the Lehigh Valley!


Active Learning Centers Summer Day Camp

At Active Learning Centers, they do summer camp the way it used to be! Children spend most of their day outside playing. They have the opportunity to go to the swimming pool twice a week and they go on field trips once per week. Every child enrolled in camp will also have the opportunity to take a martial arts class each day at no extra charge. The only things you won’t find at this summer camp are TV’s and video games… this is Active Learning Centers!
Each week features a different theme and these themes are based upon leadership qualities. The activities of the week are designed to teach, encourage, and develop those traits in the children. From listening skills to problem solving, and courage to communication, this will be the most beneficial and fun camp you’ll ever find for your child. Contact them to inquire about signing up.


Lehigh Valley IronPigs Camps

The camps will run from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for all days of the session. Boys and girls of all skill levels will have the chance to learn baseball and fundamentals from the future stars of the Philadelphia Phillies. Each day, members of the IronPigs coaching staff and select IronPigs players will teach the basics of the game and help all campers become better ballplayers!
  • Camp 1 (Ages 7-8): June 27-29 (Group Night on Thursday, June 29th)
  • Camp 2 (Ages 9-10): July 26-28 (Group Night on Thursday, July 27th)
  • Camp 3 (Ages 11-13): August 8-10 (Group Night on Thursday, August 10th)
Camp is $165 per camper and includes the following:
  • Instruction on baseball fundamentals from Lehigh Valley IronPigs players and coaches
  • Two (2) tickets to a selected IronPigs game during your camp (Camp #1, June 29th; Camp #2, July 27th; Camp #3, August 10th)
  • A daily lunch during each day of camp
  • On-field recognition prior to IronPigs games on your camp group night
  • Official 2017 Camp T-Shirt


Lets Play Books Summer Camps! 

Let's Play Books is offering some incredible programs this summer for local kids! 
Picture Book Fun! for Ages 5 - 7 June 26 -30 Designed for young book lovers. Days filled with activities, art and cooperative games inspired by classic picture books.
Book Art – Create! for Ages 6/7 - 9 July 17 - 21 Designed for our budding story teller who loves art! Children will find inspiration in gorgeous picture books to tell stories through different art mediums and create their own story book!
Read, Listen & Watch – Books! for Ages 6/7 - 9 August 14 - 18
Designed for the screen-loving kiddo, to introduce them to how fun the story can be! We will look at multiple versions of a story – from various book editions, to short films, to feature length movies! Read, Create, Act, Listen & Watch - we will do it all!


Summer fun for preschoolers and toddlers!

Healthy Environments Child Development Center is now enrolling toddlers and preschoolers for summer and year long enrollment! Their summer curriculum features weekly outdoor water play in which your child can splash and play enjoying the company of peers and all the fun that cool water on a hot day brings! This program is one of the most highly reviewed on our site and is certainly worth a look if you are looking for some summer child care or a permanent placement for your child.




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Monday, April 17, 2017

Little Passports: Subscription box review



We recently ordered a 3 month subscription to Little Passports - a monthly subscription program for kids that focuses on exploring different countries, parts of the earth and science concepts. We've documented each of of 3 boxes for you here to give families an idea of what is included with this program.




The first box is really an introduction to the program. The following items were included and are displayed below. Half of the excitement was about opening the shipping box! Getting mail is seriously fun as a kid!


Suitcase
Map
Activity Book
Suitcase Stickers
Luggage Tag
Pen Pal Stickers
Introductory Letter




As far as the activities go in the first box I felt they were a bit light.  I felt as thought there could have been more content in the first box.  Though I'm willing to see what the next box offers because my daughter really seems to like it so far. 



My 4 year old did really enjoy the activity book and was able to pretty easily complete most of not all of the activities if I read her the directions.  She kept herself pretty focused and entertained as I worked on my computer alongside her - this was refreshing! As a work-from-home parent its rare that I have a self directed activity that the kids are willing to do next to me offering little interruption. 











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Sponsorship/Affiliate Disclaimer: 

lehighvalley.findandgoseek.net only exists because of hours upon hours of work that comes directly from the heart of a mom who wants to make the Lehigh Valley a better place to raise your family. Because of our effort we publish a resource that makes your life as a parent easier, makes the Lehigh Valley more welcoming to a family new to the area and helps make the Lehigh Valley a more vibrant and engaging place for families to grow and live. In order to make it possible to continue doing this we must find ways to generate income from our work. At times you will see posts from sponsors who pay us a fee to help them spread the word about their business or event. This article contains affiliate links from businesses that give us a very small portion of your purchase should you decide to purchase from any of our links.  Barters and fees that we receive from our sponsors and affiliates help make the website the best it can possibly be, they put food on our family's table and allow us to keep doing what we do! By patronizing the businesses who support us and by choosing to opt in to offers we share you keep lehighvalley.findandgoseek.net alive - making it possible for us to continue to provide information and engaging content for years to come. Without you and without our valued sponsors the website could not continue to operate. We love all of our LVFGS Families and thank you for your support.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

All 4 Kids Consignment - What You Need to Know!





The All 4  Kids Consignment Sale set ups this weekend at Game Time Fieldhouse in Breiningsville! This seasonal event features gently used items of a wide variety and includes clothing for babies, children and teens, toys, games, DVDs, baby gear, maternity wear, outdoor toys, strollers, video games, books and much more!  



We have all of the information you need to shop right here including a live video of the sale before anyone has shopped! Check it out and see is there is something there you must have! 




Not sure what to expect when shopping? Maybe you haven't shopped consignment before and you are curious about quality and price??!! Here's your chance to get the scoop on what our shopping bag looked like! We reveal our brands, prices and all of the great finds from today right here in a live video! 

                                 



Here is all the information you need to shop! 

Hours
Friday April 7th: 5PM – 8PM
Saturday April 8th : 10AM – 6PM
Sunday April 9th : 11AM – 2PM(50% OFF)
Monday April 10th - Bag Sale! : 10AM – 12PM




Location and Parking Details


Parking and entrance for the event is at the BACK of the Game Time Fieldhouse building. You'll see the large banner at the entrance to the parking lot, then drive to the very back of the lot to reach the entrance. Once there, you can't miss them!


1. Make a list! know what you have already and want you need to shop efficiently
2. Wear! If need to bring a little one - wear them. A carrier will be far easier to use while navigating through the sale.  Umbrella strollers are also welcome! 
3. Bring a small purse or just your wallet in a pocket. Having a bulky purse or diaper bag will just weigh your down.
For even more great tips visit the A4K shoppers page, theres a super cool trick for virtually trying on shoes before you buy!




Did you love what your found? and want more or maybe you can't make it to shop this weekend?All 4 Kids Sales also runs a brick and mortar consignment store called Zoe's Place that is open year round! Their store is open 6 days per week for convenient shopping and their easy to access location in West Allentown is close to major highways. 

Perhaps you were inspired by all the smart moms selling their unused items and making extra money? You can also consign with their brick and mortar store creating an extra income for your family at any time!


A Bigger Mission
Zoe's Place and All 4 Kids Sales is a great place to consign and save money while shopping but they also work to support the community we live in by providing an free community closet for those in need and Free bible studies you can read more about their programs here.


Find more information about seasonal sales and year round shopping at 
http://www.shopzoesplace.com






Sponsorship/Affiliate Disclaimer: 

lehighvalley.findandgoseek.net only exists because of hours upon hours of work that comes directly from the heart of a mom who wants to make the Lehigh Valley a better place to raise your family. Because of our effort we publish a resource that makes your life as a parent easier, makes the Lehigh Valley more welcoming to a family new to the area and helps make the Lehigh Valley a more vibrant and engaging place for families to grow and live. In order to make it possible to continue doing this we must find ways to generate income from our work. At times you will see posts from sponsors who pay us a fee to help them spread the word about their business or event. This article may contain affiliate links from businesses that give us a very small portion of your purchase should you decide to purchase from that affiliate sponsor.  Barters and fees that we receive from our sponsors and affiliates help make the website the best it can possibly be, they put food on our family's table and allow us to keep doing what we do! By patronizing the businesses who support us and by choosing to opt in to offers we share you make lehighvalley.findandgoseek.net possible  and help us continue to provide information and engaging content for years to come. Without you and without our valued sponsors the website could not continue to operate.  Opinions expressed in this article are 100% honest and real and are not in any way altered based on sponsorship agreements, barters or payments we have received as a media partner. We love all of our LVFGS Families and thank you for you support.