The Top Five Reasons Kids Should go away in a Caravan

All of the outcomes—friendships, overcoming challenges, staying healthy and building character— prepare them for bigger, brighter lives down the road. In addition to great friendships and enduring memories, many important life skills are learned whilst camping 

1. To try new things. Going Caravaning takes children out of their comfort zone and exposes them to new activities and experiences that they may not be familiar with. Caravaner's get the opportunity to try out different things and discover new hobbies or passions. By exploring various types of activities, children have a greater chance of finding something that they excel at or that makes them happy. When spending time with the family they get to build the relationship in a different way to being at home.

2. To develop social skills. Carvaning teaches children to communicate, to work together as part of a team by playing games and exploring. Leadership can be developed by asking the children to fulfill responsibilities that may not be expected of them elsewhere.

3. To face challenges and learn the value of hard work and team work. By erecting Tents or doing other chores to help with the Caravan.  Children learn the importance of working hard in a different way to accomplish things that they couldn't within the home environment, and being outdoors helps release stress by being in a low-stress setting.

4. On top of making new friends they meet whilst away, children also develop an appreciation for the qualities required to cultivate and strengthen these relationships. The Caravan provides children with the core values of a strong, moral individual by teaching them about ethics, honesty, caring, respect and responsibility whist out with the family having some family time.

5. To foster independence.  Children learn the responsibility of making their own decisions with the safety net of Families being near by in a safe environment. Children can risk finding out what works and what doesn’t, while discovering new facets of themselves.  

Being away in a caravan is a much needed break from the academic year for the children,where creativity, adventure, thrills, smiles and plain old good times are the priority

We all need a break from our day to day life, and by camping and going screen free for a while is a way of getting away from work, its give us all chance to recharge, even if its just for a weekend break.