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Hiking Adventures with Children: Southern Vancouver Island and the Olympic Peninsula
     

Hiking Adventures with Children: Southern Vancouver Island and the Olympic Peninsula

by Kari Jones, Sachiko Kiyooka
 

Experienced hikers Kari Jones and Sachiko Kiyooka replenished their souls in nature for many years before their children were born. When they became mothers, they learned to adapt their ways of enjoying the outdoors so that taking pre-schoolers on their excursions would be a gift, not a burden. In this book, the first outdoor adventure guide written specifically

Overview

Experienced hikers Kari Jones and Sachiko Kiyooka replenished their souls in nature for many years before their children were born. When they became mothers, they learned to adapt their ways of enjoying the outdoors so that taking pre-schoolers on their excursions would be a gift, not a burden. In this book, the first outdoor adventure guide written specifically for parents of young children, they share what they have learned. Their practical guide to child-friendly destinations covers six day hikes, four overnight trips, and five long weekends. It includes:

  • information on planning and on packing gear and food
  • ready-to-use checklists for easy organizing
  • identification guide to plants, animals and tidal life
  • safety information geared specifically to children's needs
  • First Nations and natural history for each destination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781894384865
Publisher:
Heritage House Publishing Company, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author

Kari Jones is a writer and teacher who lives in Victoria, BC. She has many interests, ranging from getting kids into nature to teaching adults how to write. Her current research is on what it takes to become an ethical shopper in this age of mass consumerism, and a children’s picture book about the fun things kids get up to when they go camping.

Sachiko Kiyooka is a writer and mother who is passionate about the outdoors. Sachiko has been wilderness camping all over the world, but has a special love for the beauty of the west coast and all its treasures. She and her family make their home in Victoria, BC.

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