Skip to search results

Family Skills Articles(16 results)

  1. Expert Advice
  1. Skills

    Backpacking with Kids

    Follow these tips for introducing kids to backpacking and to help keep them excited about backcountry trips for years to come.

    rated 4.75 out of 5 with 31 reviews
  2. Skills

    Cycling with Young Kids

    Learn about child bike seats, bike trailers, balance bikes and more, and watch a video on how to teach a child to ride a bike.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 38 reviews
  3. Skills

    Geocaching with Kids

    Geocaching is a fun family-friendly way to explore the outdoors. Learn the basics, including what geocaching is and how to get started.

    rated 3.5 out of 5 with 52 reviews
  4. Skills

    Hiking or Backpacking with Your Dog

    Learn the basics of hiking and backpacking with your dog including getting them ready, gearing up, food, water, and trail hazards to avoid.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 283 reviews
  5. Skills

    Hiking with Infants, Toddlers and Kids

    Help your child develop a lifelong love of hiking with these tips to make sure they have fun and stay comfortable and safe on the trail.

    rated 3.75 out of 5 with 110 reviews
  6. Skills

    How to Bike Ride as a Family

    Bike riding as a family is a fun, healthy activity. Learn how to prep for a ride and get tips for riding on a trail and in traffic.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 7 reviews
  7. Skills

    How to Get Started Geocaching

    Geocaching, a type of high-tech treasure hunt, is a fun way to get outdoors and use your GPS receiver. Learn how to play and what to bring.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 137 reviews
  8. Skills

    How to Set Up a Comfortable Campsite

    Learn how to create a campsite that mirrors the comfort and organization of your own home.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 388 reviews
  9. Skills

    How to Teach a Child to Ride a Bike

    Get advice on how to teach a child to ride a bike. Includes information on getting ready to ride and learning with and without pedals.

    rated 3.75 out of 5 with 158 reviews
  10. Skills

    How to Teach Kids to Ski

    Going skiing with the kids? Read our tips for keeping them warm, properly geared up and having a fun experience out on the slopes.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 12 reviews
  11. Skills

    How to Teach Kids to Snowboard

    Learn how to equip and dress your kids for snowboarding. Includes tips for first-time snowboarders.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 10 reviews
  12. Skills

    Kayaking with Kids

    Kayaking with kids may seem like a daunting proposition, but our tips will help you and your kids have a great time on the water.

    rated 5 out of 5 with 31 reviews
  13. Skills

    Snowshoeing with Kids

    Follow this guide to snowshoeing with kids to discover one of the easiest and least–expensive ways for families to enjoy snowy winter days.

    rated 3 out of 5 with 6 reviews
  14. Skills

    Tips for Camping with Kids

    These tips for camping with kids will help make your trip a success. Includes pointers on preparation, activities and things to bring.

    rated 3.25 out of 5 with 171 reviews
  15. Skills

    Trail Running with Your Dog

    Trail running with your dog can be rewarding for both of you. Our article offers tips on gear, safety, etiquette, where to go and more.

    rated 3 out of 5 with 9 reviews
  16. Skills

    Traveling with Children

    This guide offers advice for traveling with children and includes helpful tips to keep everyone happy and comfortable on the road.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 9 reviews