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  • Halloween 2018: It does not have to be all about ghosts and goblins

    Sat, Nov 11, 2017 | Reading Time: 3 Minute Read
    Our families from around the world are gathered in The Children’s Center to learn about “Composers Around the World” from the Students of The Evan Thomas Institute Halloween has traveled around the world. In the United States it is celebrated by more Americans than almost any other cultural event except the 4th of July. It used to be kids only but now baby boomers have decided they do not want to grow up and Halloween has become a good excuse for a party with costumes and a lot of beloved junk food for adults of all ages.

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  • First Kids in the Forest

    Fri, Jul 14, 2017 | Reading Time: 6 Minute Read
    We live in a time where children no longer live in bare feet from April to September, climb trees, build forts, or play capture the flag until their parents order them in at night. Many children now live in a virtual world. Alan, a Senior Naturalist, armed with his camera and megaphone, welcomes visitors to The Pioneer Institute Does it have to be that way? Can our children get mud on their feet, have the thrill of climbing a tree and the joy of finding a nest with four little bluebirds?

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  • Halloween: It does not have to be all about ghosts and goblins

    Fri, Nov 4, 2016 | Reading Time: 3 Minute Read
    Halloween has traveled around the world. In the United States it is celebrated by more Americans than almost any other cultural event except the 4th of July. It used to be kids only but now baby boomers have decided they do not want to grow up and Halloween has become a good excuse for a party with costumes and a lot of beloved junk food for adults of all ages.

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  • Triathlon 2016: The Iron Kids Do It Again

    Sat, Oct 8, 2016 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    Kids Achieve Physical Excellence Athletes will travel from around the world this weekend to Hawaii, where they will dive into the ocean and swim three miles, jump on to a bike and pedal 100 miles, and finally polish off this incredible feat, by running a full marathon. Whoever finishes first will be crowned “Iron Man ” ─ or one presumes, “Iron Woman.” It is amazing to watch these kids achieve physical excellence at such a young age.

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  • Five Swimming Tips for Your Baby

    Thu, Mar 3, 2016 | Reading Time: 2 Minute Read
    Swimming Tips For Baby Douglas Doman, Author of How To Teach Your Baby To Swim, Offers Five Tips For Parents Start as Young as Possible. It is much, much easier to teach a new born to swim than a one-year-old. It is much easier to teach a one-year-old to swim than a two-year-old. It is easier to teach a two-year-old than a three-year-old to swim. The younger the child is the better.

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  • How To Train for a Swimathon

    Thu, Mar 3, 2016 | Reading Time: 2 Minute Read
    Swimathon Training Parents can design their own swimathon for their child, setting goals that fit that family and child. The Evan Thomas Institute Swimathon has two timed periods. Swimathon Training can be fun and exciting for your child. 30-Minute Swim For young swimmers, they must be able to swim independently one length of a 25-yard pool They may swim on their back (with flutter kick and sculling) or using a front crawl with rhythmic breathing.

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  • ETI Graduate Tells Her Story: Chenee 4/24/2015

    Fri, Apr 24, 2015 | Reading Time: 1 Minute Read
    IAHP ETI Graduate Chenee “We had just finished a performance in Tokyo, and I was off to watch a colleague perform on the aerial lyra. This was the first time I had ever seen an aerial performance outside of Cirque du Soleil and immediately had to try it. Soon after, I moved back to the States for the purpose of studying how to manipulate these beautiful apparatuses. Unfortunately, starting a career in the aerial arts at the age of 26 is typically not done.

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