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Colorado Springs Outdoor Recreation For Family Adventures

Colorado Springs Outdoor Recreation

Here are our local Colorado Springs outdoor recreation suggestions to get your family outdoors and excited about adventure camp this summer! Our mission is to inspire kids to lead active lifestyles, which means staying active even when camp is not in session.  We encourage a year-round engagement with the outdoors, so we’ve provided a list … Read More

March 8, 2017 | [email protected]

How To: Fit a Bike Helmet

Learn the basics of how to fit a bike helmet for kids! Take the mystery out of the proper bike helmet fit with this video! Learn how to figure out if the helmet is the right size, and how to adjust the strap. Test the fit and you’re good to go! Biking with Avid4 Adventure … Read More

February 16, 2017 | [email protected]

How To: Fit a Personal Flotation Device (PFD)

Learn the basics of how to properly fit a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) Safety never takes a holiday!  Learn how to properly fit a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) in this quick video, including how to adjust the straps and make sure it is securely fastened. Whether it’s kayaking, canoeing, or any of the other exciting … Read More

February 10, 2017 | [email protected]

How To: Paddle a Kayak – an Introduction

Learn the basics of how to paddle a kayak! Enjoy this short video where you’ll learn how to properly hold a kayak paddle, where to dip the paddle into the water, and how to paddle backwards. Avid4 Adventure staff are experts in water safety and hold many certifications. in our kayaking courses, they’ll teach your … Read More

February 10, 2017 | [email protected]

How To: Paddle a Canoe – an Introduction

Learn the basics of how to paddle a canoe! Check out this quick look into proper paddling while canoeing, including how to hold a paddle, how to dip the blade into the water, how to paddle backwards and make turns. Avid4 Adventure staff are experts in water safety and highly certified. They’ll teach your kids … Read More

February 10, 2017 | [email protected]

California winter activity fun for families

And just like that, winter is almost here Winter in California can be anything and everything we want it to be.  And, even though the weather changes may not be as drastic as they are in other parts of the country, when the temperature dips, you may be inclined to stay indoors.  However, I’ve learned … Read More

November 19, 2015 | [email protected]

Wintering in Colorado: Outdoor Family Fun!

With school back in full swing and summer an almost distant memory, it’s easy to lose the motivation to get outside as a family. But between the hustle and bustle of the holidays, school breaks and travel schedules, we think it’s more important than ever to make reconnecting, recharging, and revisiting the great outdoors a … Read More

November 17, 2015 | [email protected]

In Loving Memory of Ethan Gillett

To me, being outdoors has always been about both connecting with other people and learning about myself. When I was growing up, that is what my formative outdoor experiences were based around. Going on camping trips with my family or going to overnight camp with friends were about using the time and space that being … Read More

November 9, 2015 | [email protected]