The event had an excellent turnout and gave families the opportunity to spend valuable time together: free of charge. Our September event was a family wiener roast and scavenger hunt. While the event was simplistic in nature Aim for Success really looked for ways to incorporate mental wellness into the event.
The team understand that mental wellness is something that is cultivated and has been linked to nature. A book by Richard Louv titled "Last Child in the Woods," really highlights the important role that nature plays in childhood development and mental wellness. This concept played a large role in determining fun scavenger hunt activity where families discovered nature together.
Play was also an integral part to the evening. We saw parents at play with their children especially when we brought out the kites. Kids were running eager to see if a kite was flying behind them. Dad's were using the kites as planes or spaceships. Laughter and play are also linked with positive mental wellness. Aim for Success believes that it is important to provide families with the opportunity to play together and we love providing the venue and activities to do just this.
Next month we are inviting you and you family to come and carve a pumpkin with us. This is a