On the surface, summer camp is a fun getaway for kids to help fill the time during a school break. But on a deeper level, it's so much more. We talked to experts from some of our favorite local camps about the benefits of sending kids to summer camp.
Local mentoring program Whiz Kids is celebrating its 21st anniversary by recognizing some incredible Oklahoma City volunteers. Whiz Kids is a faith-based, one-on-one volunteer tutoring and mentoring program that focuses on first-through sixth-grade students who live in areas that have some of the highest drop-out rates and lowest socioeconomic levels in Oklahoma City.
Parents often avoid museums fearing that kids will be disorderly or disengaged. OKCMOA has created experiences intended for even the smallest guests.
The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy and Sunbeam Family Services have partnered to find the first Oklahoma Kid Governor. The Kid Governor will lead the "Vote 4 Kids" campaign where he or she will address statewide issues affecting the well-being of Oklahoma children.
The Zika virus has been making headlines worldwide lately, with the World Health Organization calling the outbreak a "global health emergency" and the first locally-transmitted case of the virus being recorded in Dallas. How are Oklahoma health officials keeping Oklahomans safe?
MetroFamily Magazine is partnering with New Covenant United Methodist Church to present Greg Gunn’s Family-iD workshop to help Oklahoma City families set goals together.
MetroFamily Magazine is partnering with New Covenant United Methodist Church to bring renowned speaker and author Greg Gunn to Oklahoma City to present his Family-iD Workshop.
There are few things more nerve-racking to parents than when their child is sick or hurt. Staying up into the wee hours of the night with a child who is not feeling well is something every parent will probably experience. So how do you know when you should take your child to the doctor?
Although he’s best known as the frontman for the band KISS, Paul Stanley is a father of four who recently added restaurant franchise owner to his resume. He co-owns the franchise Rock & Brews with fellow KISS member Gene Simmons and the restaurant chain opened a location in Oklahoma City in late 2015. They’ll celebrate an official grand opening on Jan. 28. His first priority in setting up the restaurant was to make it a great place for the whole family.
We love seeing local organizations making strides in enriching the lives of children and our education issue is a great time to share what area schools are doing for Oklahoma City students. We were thrilled to hear St. Mary’s Episcopal School participated in Hour of Code, a global coding event hosted by Code.org in celebration of Computer Science Education Week Dec. 7-13.