One of the things I hear most frequently from other moms when they hear about me adventuring with my little guy (after the “That sounds terrible. I would never want to do that.”) is “That sounds amazing! But...I don’t know how to get started. How do I know where to go? What to bring? What to do?”
I had thought for a long time about creating some kind of resource to address these questions. Maybe an e-course or really really big book. But that whole full time job thing means I wasn’t sure I had the time to do it well. The good news is...there are some other amazing outdoor mom bloggers Who have put together this resource for you already!
I had the pleasure of previewing this course during their beta launch and I have to tell you, they’ve got some great stuff. Everything from mindset to practical tips, safety to snacks, they have some great tips to help you feel more confident and ready to play outside with your children.
But here is the best part...The Facebook Group community. I know, I know...you have been in a million Facebook Groups before and a lot of them are duds. My experience was that this group was where the magic happened. Loads of encouragement and great tips shared between members. Even more fun...I will be there too! Yep! I have the privilege of participating again and hope to be able to jump in there and interact with everyone to learn and share tips too! Woo Hoo!
But it gets better… also signed up to be an affiliate. Soo...when you use my code: OMA-WILDMAMA you get $5 off. AND BONUS! If you use my affiliate code I will send you a free copy of my brand new e-book Backpacking with Children: Planning Your Family’s First Backpacking Adventure as a thank you! Yep. You get my new e-book before it has even been released on my website totally free. Woot! Talk about a deal! Plus, as an early adopter of my e-book first edition, anytime I update it with new tips, tricks and info you will get the updated version at no extra cost.
But enough about my e-book! What’s in the course? You will learn in 6 modules through videos and printouts about these topics:Raising Outdoor Leaders, How to Pack What You Need, Outdoor Adventures on a Budget, Family Camping Made Easy, Family First Aid, Identifying and Mitigating Risk in the Outdoors.
Each week there will be challenges and homework assignments to keep you learning and applying the information. And of course, tons of support in the group. When you participate in the challenges and assignments and post about it you are entered to win gift cards to REI.
Tuition for the class is just $99 (minus $5 for using my code). It’s one heck of a deal. You can sign up at helpyouexplore.com and remember to use the code OMA-WILDMAMA for a discount and a free bonus e-book.
Oh, did I also mention that I’ll be donating 10% of my affiliate commission to the Seeds of Stewardship Youth program? Seeds of Stewardship aims to create the next generation of public lands stewards by offering the youth of Arizona meaningful outdoor experience, education and service learning opportunities.
Registration for this round of OMA Runs from August 28th 2017-September 10th 2017 with classes starting September 11th.
Go do it!
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