Be Back to School Ready With These Top Tips

Can you believe it is almost time to say goodbye to the holidays and hello to a new school year? Getting your family ready to return to school is a tough gig. No one wants to give up pyjama days, lazy mornings and fun in the sun for alarm clocks, homework, and routine. Here are […]

Free & Paid Summer Activities for the Holidays in Sydney.

  If you are looking for ways to entertain your children these summer school holidays in Sydney, look no further then this collection of free and paid activities. Sydney really turns up the heat over the holidays, and it is not hard to find fun and engaging ways to spend your time and beat the […]

Top Things to do these Summer Holidays in Melbourne.

Top FREE things to do in Melbourne these school summer holidays! Holiday fun doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. These great ideas for your children during the summer school holidays are guaranteed to be entertaining, provide an opportunity for the best photos and create lasting happy memories. And all without breaking […]

New Year’s Goal Setting With the Family

New Year’s resolution time is a great time to talk to your family about goal-setting and how good it feels to create a plan to improve on something that has been challenging for them. For parents looking to get their children on track with some healthier habits, helping them make a new year’s resolution could […]

Tips for Flying with Children for the Holidays

Are you flying interstate or overseas with the children these holidays? Then I have two words for you…be prepared! Getting ready for a family trip can feel overwhelming with so many last-minute tasks. We’ve got you covered with our handy travel tips to save you time and help keep you organised. Check out these tips […]

Find Free Street Libraries in Your Neighbourhood

Have you noticed a growing trend sweeping across Australian streets? Free street libraries are popping up in cities and towns across the nation. This has encouraged neighbourhoods to come together and bond over books. Who would have thought? Street libraries are homes to books that people have read and wish to share them with others. […]

Five Activities to Keep Your Family Active

According to the World Health Organization, kids between the ages of five and 17 years need 60 minutes of physical activity a day. But only a third of Aussie kids are meeting this recommendation. So how can we inspire you to keep your family active, especially now as the weather warms up? Physical activity helps […]

What is relational aggression and what can we do about it?

Relational aggression is a form of bullying. The insidious nature of relational aggression makes it one of the biggest challenges facing parents and the wider school community. What exactly is relational aggression? Psychologists more commonly refer to it as “bitchiness” or “mean girl” behaviour. It’s like an emotional slap to the face focused on damaging […]

How to cultivate Emotional Intelligence

Emotions underpin everything we say and do. They are important cues to the world and people around us that help guide decisions and build relationships. However, many of us are shown and told that emotions are not OK. When we are sad, we are told that we will get over it. Or we are told […]

Meet one of Camp Blue’s Founders – Sam Bell

Hi, I’m Sam and my job is to support all of the fabulous Camp Blue people that deliver the programs to our campers.  Oh, and of course, I pay the bills and this keeps everyone happy. For six years, I managed summer camps for Camp USA in the USA.  Summer camps in the USA are […]