52 Hike Challenge Kids Series

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GOAL: Complete 52 outdoor activities with your kids in a year.

  • Recharge Your Minds
  • Explore Nature
  • Connect With Family & Friends
  • Boost Memory and Concentration
  • Increase Energy Levels 
  • Burn Calories
  • Increases Creativity
  • Learn Healthy Habits
  • Gain Mental Awareness

Join the rest of the movement and support the challenge by signing up with one of our packages. We want to reward our supporters, so we put together the following package deals that will help you achieve your goals and save you money.  

*For the kids series you can start the challenge with multiple kids - for signing up purposes though, just use one adult sign up. You can enter everyone's name in finisher form later and purchase as many packages, finisher medals and certificates you'd like to give for each participant!  

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ALL KIDS PACKAGES COME WITH KIDS SERIES 52+ PAGE ACTIVITY PRINTABLE DOWNLOAD!

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Purchasing the Standard and Ultimate packages get you officially signed up for the challenge with exclusive deals and discounts from our partner retailers! Coupon codes will be sent to you through email after checkout.

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The perfect option for people new to the 52 Hike Challenge. Signing up for this FREE package gets you access to the challenge resources page and challenge guide download. The resources page include tips for finding trails, F.A.Q.s, our hiking logs, as well as groups to help you connect with other members of our community!

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52 Hike Challenge Kids Series

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IT'S TIME TO GET OUR KIDS BACK INTO NATURE...

To celebrate our 5-year anniversary, we decided to inspire more families and individuals to get the kids in their lives outdoors!

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WE HAVE CREATED 52+ ACTIVITIES FOR YOUR KIDS TO COMPLETE IN NATURE

With our 52+ printable activities we are making it easy to inspire your next hiking and outdoor adventure!

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ARE YOU READY TO BOND WITH THE KIDS IN YOUR LIFE?

With our new challenge, we want you to explore the empowerment, bonding, and grandeur found in nature alongside the children in your life. Did you know that being outdoors increases creativity and even helps children with ADHD? Plus, being outside is free, good for overall well-being, and allows kids to be active!

How it works

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Sign up for the challenge

Sign up fo the challenge above. If you purchase a printable activity book, patch and stickers it automatically signs you up for the challenge. (scroll down to add to shopping bag.) 

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Review the 52+ Activity List and Download Your Hiking Log

Download the activity list here.
Download the kids series excel hiking log here or PDF here.
For additional Resources for completing the activities go here.

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Support the challenge by pre-ordering your printables, stickers & patch to motivate you and the kids on your goal.

Get the 52+ Page Activity Printables here.
Get your Patch and stickers here.
Save and get your Printables, Stickers and Patch here.

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Start planning your next trip.

Start planning all your adventures, we recommend marking them on your calendar at home! 

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Enjoy each visit. 

The only way to start something, is to go out and do it. Enjoy each adventure and make sure to tag us on social using the hashtags #52HikeChallengeKidsSeries #52HikeChallenge

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Share the challenge with your loved ones

Spread the hiking and adventure love. Tell your friends and family about your challenge and see how many people you can inspire to get outdoors too. 

FREE KIDS ACTIVITY BOOK

We are offering a portion of our 52 Hike Challenge Kids Activity book for FREE while kids are mandated to stay home for the next few weeks and possibly the remainder of the school year. This activity book contains a list of 52+ outdoor activity ideas, a log, 12 workbook pages from the original e-book and a finisher certificate you can award your child once they complete the 52 activities!

(If you purchase one of the 3 kids packages above the FULL 52+ page activity download comes with them!)

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And don't forget to follow us on social media!

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FAQ's

When does the challenge start? 

NOW, so get out there with the kids and start counting your hikes! This is a year long goal and we want you to embrace it from the date you first learned about the challenge and committed to it.

Can I do the 52 Hike Challenge if I am in another country?  

YES!! The challenge is open to kids anywhere in the world. To date we've had hikers in Canada, Egypt, Poland, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Indonesia and more!

What is considered a "Hike"? Do all Activities need to be completed on a "Hike"

Since it is our mission to make this challenge accessible to families, people with kids and children, we'll count 1-mile minimum as a hike. This includes a walk, hike, a snowshoe adventure on flat land (for those who are in colder climates). You can go to a park, go hiking or just go outside in your own backyard for some of these activities, however, we recommend taking the kids outdoors and on trail for best results.

Is there a list of hikes I need to complete?

No, this is about you making a commitment and getting the kids outdoors more, so it can be something from a nature walk to a longer hike. We do have a log, download it here! In addition, we find a lot of challengers get hiking ideas from searching what others have posted using hashtag #52HikeChallenge. Searching this in Instagram reveals a lot of cool places to put on your bucket list, click this link to see what other challengers are sharing.

Can I repeat an activity? Do they have to be done in order?

You don’t need to do these activities in order, but we do recommend you do the journaling / discussion prompts on hikes one (1), twenty-six (26), and fifty two (52) as a reflection and to teach your kids mindfulness. If you are unable to complete a task, you can swap for another activity. Re-doing an activity is allowed. 

I just found out about the challenge. Can I count previous hikes? 

We want this challenge to be intentional with our list of 52+ activities. This challenge is about immersing the kids in your life in nature to gain the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional benefit that come from the outdoors. So please start counting one year from the first day you started an activity.

  Will I be doing the hikes with 52 Hike Challenge?

We really want everybody around the world to be doing this - and we just can't be everywhere at the same time, so unfortunately no. However, you can join your park on a docent led hike. We also host pop-up hikes that occur in many areas, please sign up for our newsletter where we announce our group trips. Other than that, we hope we gave you all the resources (clothing/gear recommendations and hiking groups) you need to get started in your area! Please review this post for help with the activities list.

How do I find hikes?

 Check out our Finding Trails page, you can also do an online search, or buy a local hiking book. :) Better yet, stop by the local ranger station of your chosen park / area and get their recommendation.

Why did you start this Challenge?

Most of it is covered under "About Us". We really believe getting outdoors can change people's lives for the better. As you can imagine, we have had a great journey and our lives have changed - we also believe if we can do it, so can you!

How will you keep track of my hikes?

We currently use social media and a bit of the honor system. To do this, we ask that you post a picture of your hike on social media and tell us what hike number it is by using hashtags. For example, hike one will be #hike1, hike two will be #hike2, and so on, as well as tagging us at #52HikeChallenge(YEAR) or #52HikeChallengeKidsSeries, #52HikeChallenge and @52HikeChallenge so that we can see your progress. We also hope that in the process you encourage more friends and family to get outdoors and join you! In addition, we have provided a Hiking Log for you to download and strongly encourage you to keep track of your kids hikes to help you and them to stay motivated.    

Are there any prizes or awards?

We are happy you are doing the challenge! Make sure to fill out the finisher form for a yearly chance to win an awesome Prize Pack and get listed on the Official 52 Hike Challenge Finishers Page! You can also purchase a finisher medal on our site. They are available to purchase anytime, so you can purchase before the kids finish to have ready for a goal when they're done!

I have other questions not listed here...

Please review our general F.A.Q's here. If your question still hasn't been answered please use our contact form to submit your questions to us.   

PURCHASING ANY KIDS ITEM SIGNS YOU UP FOR THE KIDS SERIES CHALLENGE!

KIDS CHALLENGE SHOP

52 Hike Challenge Kids Series Patch
52 Hike Challenge Kids Series Patch
52 Hike Challenge Kids Series Patch

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