Play: The True Serious Learning!

Posted: January 28, 2014

For today's kids, free, unstructured play is on the decline, and access to the outdoors is dwindling. ACA CEO Peg Smith explains why play is so critical to a child's success. Read Peg's article in USA Today.


The outdoors is truly a special place for transformation

Great advertorial in the USA today Peg. I couldn't agree more. I too am doing all I can to promote outdoor ministry because young people so desperately need time to get away regularly for rest, reflection, and to hear God's voice. I recently posted a couple of blogs that support your concern and your efforts to turn the tide through the ACA's mission to provide resources for developmentally appropriate camp experiences. Here are the posts if anyone is interested in reading them: 1) 7 Reasons Why Church Based Outdoor Ministry is Taking Off, 2) 3 Things People Yearn for that Can be Found in Wilderness Experiences