Many experts in different fields of research, from environmental psychology to environmental advocacy, all agree that the more time kids spend outdoors, the more beneficial it is for their physical and mental development.
According to a feature article from the American Psychological Association (APA), an increasing amount of evidence supports the claim that kids who spend more time in nature grow up to be more physically and psychologically well-rounded than their peers who spend more time indoors.
They’re found to be more fit, adventurous, creative, curious, and supportive of environmental stewardship. They also exhibit low stress levels and increased levels of concentration.
So, why is it–even with all these comprehensive studies–don’t more parents take their kids camping? Simple. Camping requires effort. And, camping with kids? Even more effort. Read more on this article: http://bit.ly/2oLcQCw