Aerobic dancing can be a great way to have fun, start your blood pumping and get your body in shape. The word aerobic means "with oxygen" but aerobics usually refers to any kind of activity that gets your heart pumping and your muscles using oxygen. Aerobic dancing involves any kind of exercise put to music and can include everything from country music line dance aerobics to hip-hop dancing. It's recommended that kids and teens get at least 20 minutes of good aerobic exercise three times a week, so aerobic dancing can be a fun way to stay in shape.
Camp And Youth Development Outcomes
Parents want the best opportunities for their children. They want them to have whatever it takes to be happy and successful - good health, ability to get along with others, thinking and problem solving skills, a good self-concept. Children need resiliency skills: self-esteem, life skills, self-reliance, and pro-social behaviors. The camp experience offers a nurturing environment away from the distractions and, in some cases, the hostile environment of the city.
Camp activities and group living in a natural environment are the tools used to create camp communities that provide for successful, healthy development and a place where having fun is a daily criterion. In such a structured environment, children interact with positive role models who have time to listen, talk, relax, and reflect. They learn to work together, make choices, take responsibility, develop creative skills, build independence and self-reliance, and gain confidence. All are necessary steps on a child's path to a healthy, productive life.