Welcome to the Adventure Camp at Home Virtual Programs blog. Check out the activities and stories of our participants below!
Craft Time – Mother’s Day Craft Event – May 11, 2023
Easter Seals Alberta recently hosted a free virtual programming event to celebrate Mother’s Day, where participants had the opportunity to create personalized Mother’s Day cards. This card craft event was a wonderful way for individuals of all abilities to express their love and appreciation for their mothers or mother figures. The event was facilitated by instructors who provided step-by-step instructions and guidance to ensure that everyone could create beautiful and heartfelt cards. Participants were encouraged to use various art supplies and materials to add their own personal touches, such as colourful drawings and heartfelt messages.
The virtual format allowed individuals from different locations to come together, share stories, and showcase their creativity. Overall, the Mother’s Day card craft event was a heartwarming and inclusive way to honour and celebrate the special women in our lives, fostering a sense of connection and gratitude within the community.
Virtual Tour – How It’s Made – April 25, 2023
Easter Seals Alberta recently hosted a virtual field trip for its participants, where they had the opportunity to explore the world of manufacturing! Through the power of technology, we visited different factories and learned how everyday items such as candy, highlighters, chocolate, and airplanes are made.
This virtual program was a unique and engaging way for our participants to learn about the manufacturing process. They were able to see firsthand how raw materials are transformed into finished products and gained a deeper understanding of the technology and machinery used in the process.
One of the highlights of the virtual field trip was our visit to a candy factory. Our participants were excited to see how their favourite treats are made and were fascinated by the intricate machinery used in the process. They also had the opportunity to learn about the different ingredients that go into making candy and how important quality control is in manufacturing.
Another highlight from the virtual field trip included visiting an airplane manufacturing plant. Participants saw how airplanes are designed, constructed, and tested. They were amazed by the scale of the operation and the precision required to build these incredible machines.
In conclusion, Easter Seals Alberta’s virtual field trip was an unforgettable experience for our participants, who could explore the world of manufacturing from the comfort of their homes.
Games & Chit-Chat – Family Feud – February 17, 2023
Easter Seals Alberta recently organized a virtual program where members of the community came together and played a game of Family Feud. The event was a great way for people to socialize and connect with one another in a fun and engaging way. As seen in the popular TV show, we presented a series of questions to the participants, and the teams had to guess the most popular answers. The questions were designed to be inclusive and accessible for everyone, and the event was open to people of all ages and abilities. The virtual format allowed people from all over to participate, and the event was a great success with high levels of engagement and participation. Overall, the Family Feud game was an interactive way for Easter Seals Alberta to bring people together, promote community spirit, and create a sense of belonging and inclusivity for all its members.
Craft Time – Paper Wreaths – February 16, 2023
Easter Seals Alberta recently hosted a virtual craft activity where participants were able to create their own paper wreaths. The event was a great opportunity for people to get creative and make something beautiful while socializing and connecting. Easter Seals Alberta provided step-by-step instructions and helpful tips to ensure that everyone was able to complete their wreath successfully. Participants could choose from various paper colours and textures to create a wreath reflecting their style. The virtual format of the activity allowed people from all over to join in and participate, regardless of their location. Overall, the paper wreath craft activity was a fun and engaging way for Easter Seals Alberta to provide a creative outlet for its members and promote a sense of community and connection during these challenging times.
Virtual Field Trip – Disney Origins and Inspirations – February 7, 2023
Easter Seals Alberta recently embarked on a unique virtual field trip to explore real-life Disney locations and origin stories. As a group, we transported ourselves virtually to some of the most iconic and beloved Disney sites, such as Sleeping Beauties’ Castle, The Sherwood Forest from Robin Hood and many others. Along the way, our participants learned about the fascinating history and inspiration behind each location, including the legends that inspired Disney’s classic fairytales and the creative process that brought beloved characters to life on the big screen. The virtual field trip was not only a fun and engaging way for Easter Seals Alberta to experience the magic of Disney, but it was also a valuable educational opportunity that provided insight into the creative process and storytelling techniques of one of the world’s most beloved entertainment companies.
Craft time – Valentine’s Cards – February 2, 2023
Valentine’s Day is a time to show love and appreciation to those who matter the most in our lives, and that is exactly what we did at Adventure Camp at Home. Our recent Valentine’s Day craft program was dedicated to making special cards for our program sponsors to show how much we value and appreciate their support.
Making the cards was not only a fun activity, but it was also a great opportunity to bond and build relationships among our participants. They worked together, shared ideas, and encouraged each other, creating a supportive and inclusive atmosphere.
We are so grateful to our program sponsors for their unwavering support of our virtual programming, and we hope that the Valentine’s Day cards we made for them will serve as a small token of our appreciation. Their support has allowed us to provide a fun, educational, and safe environment for our participants, and we are truly thankful for everything they do.
Virtual Field Trip – National Parks – January 24, 2023
Easter Seals Alberta Virtual Program recently went on a virtual field trip to some of the most beautiful national parks around the world! We explored Etosha National Park in Namibia, known for its diverse wildlife and vast salt plane. Next, we headed to Göreme National Park in Turkey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its unique rock formations and quaint villages. From there, we visited Archipelago di La Maddalena National Park in Italy, known for its crystal-clear waters and stunning beaches.
We crossed the ocean to visit Yellowstone National Park in the United States, famous for its geysers, dramatic canyons, lush forests, and alpine rivers. Lastly, we visited Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in China, known for its towering sandstone pillars that inspired the floating mountains in the movie Avatar!
Adventure Camp at Home is a great way to explore the earth’s many wonders without leaving your home. Whether you’re a nature lover, history buff, or simply looking for a way to explore the world, our virtual programs will surely inspire you.
Brain Teasers and Puzzles – January 24, 2023
This virtual programming session focused on winter-themed puzzles, which sparked our brains and kept us entertained! From jigsaw puzzles to crosswords, our participants had a blast working together to complete each challenge. Not only did the puzzles provide a fun distraction from the cold weather outside, but they also helped improve our problem-solving skills!
One of the best parts of the program was working together as a group. Participants were able to collaborate, share ideas, and support each other throughout the process. It was a great way to build camaraderie and strengthen our sense of community.
If you’re looking for a fun and engaging way to exercise your brain, we invite you to join us for our next Brain Teasers and Puzzles round. Whether you’re a puzzle enthusiast or just looking for a new way to beat the winter blues, this free program is for you. Keep an eye on our Live calendar for upcoming events. We hope to see you there!