Synopses & Reviews
The perfect family getaway is closer than you think.
This easy-to-use, affordable guide helps parents transform their own backyards into unforgettable family escapesfrom insect safaris to sports camps, artist colonies to pet parades and block parties.
Great activities for kids of all agescan be adapted for use by camp counselors, Scout and other group leaders, teachers, day-care workers, and home-schooling parents
Provides the perfect alternative to vacations plagued by high gas prices, flight cancellations, and budgetary constraints
Goes beyond the literal backyard to include other close-to-home adventures
About the Author
Nancy Worrell is an author, artist, and designer of personal, home decorating, and gift projects. She is the author of The Unofficial Guide to the Southeast with Kids and Paper Plus: Creating Unique Projects Using Handmade Paper and coauthor of Beautiful Wedding Crafts. She is the mother of three grown daughters and grandmother of Four.