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Local Adventures Around Town are exciting!

Local Adventures Around Town

Take that trip downtown and turn it into an adventure to remember!

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Super Mom

There is a new adventure awaiting your family just outside your front door. With gas prices fluctuating, there is no need to worry. Simply do one of these Capers around your local town.

 
Local Town Mystery

Local Town Mystery

A mystery can capture the imagination and engage the mind. A good mystery can also spice up activities for a family if things become mundane.

It would be great if life worked like a Hardy Boys story where a whodunit just happened every once in awhile. Unfortunately, life does not happen like that and it is typically not that dramatic. This does not mean that a family cannot enjoy a good mystery. Use this activity to create a fun and exciting experience.

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Historical Trail

Historical Trail

This is a unique activity that many people do not know about. It is an outstanding way to learn together and get some exercise at the same time. We recently completed the Benjamin Franklin Historical Trail in center city Philadelphia. This was a brilliant time where we visited several historical sites and learned an enormous amount about America's colonial history.

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Family Dogpile

Car Pajama Party

This is perhaps the simplest caper of all. Of course, now when we have a pj party, ALL must be in pajamas. All that is needed is to load up everyone in the car and bring along your thermos and snacks, donning your best pj’s! The idea is fun because of the novelty of going out in public in one's pajamas.

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Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunts

A scavenger hunt has all the makings of an excellent family activity. Everyone gets to participate whether it is an individual activity or it is done with teams. There are also elements of competition and suspense. These activities can even be mixed with other Events and activities. For example, the Nature Scavenger Hunt can be done while on a family hike or the Tapehead Scavenger Hunt can be done as an icebreaker for a birthday or Christmas party. Most of all these are typically a real blast that create stories that will never be forgotten. You will find several different kinds of scavenger hunts listed in this article.

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Breakfast on the Green

Breakfast on the Green

Part of the fun in these Capers is the naming of them. Doesn't this sound hoity: "Breakfast on the Green"? Breakfast on the Green is our fancy way of saying a morning picnic! It is a fun way to break from the mundane and enjoy the outdoors.

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Your success as a family ... our success as a society depends not on what happens in the White House, but on what happens inside your house.

 

- Barbara Bush (former U.S. First Lady)