Courtney Brown, Julie Pearl-Slater and Michelle Silver are our Wonder Guides for Episode 7 and boy do they know how to camp! And with kids! When Courtney moved from the ample and beautiful beaches of Orange County, California to Utah she embraced the opportunity to ‘stretch out’ and explore the mountains with her children. All FIVE of them. When Julie left Chicago for L.A. she had no idea she’d go camping ‘overnight’ let alone take regular camping trips to Joshua […]
I’m Ranger Ted. Consider me your Wonder Guide. But here’s a secret. You are a wonder guide too.
L.A. is a great big freeway. NOT! Yes, there are lots of freeways here with the famous “the” preceding them. Take the 405 to the 105 to the 5! But I say get off the freeway and you’ll see all around are huge, magnificent, amazing and diverse areas of flora and fauna! And once you’re there, let’s engage those wonder muscles! L.A. is a great big freeway…NOT! I’ve canoed, kayaked, hiked and otherwise explored much of the Boreal Forest and BWCAW […]
What do you NOTICE?
Ranger Ted and his family show how just a little bit of preparation can make for a great adventure outside. Just keep to the basics and head on out: Water, snacks, sunblock and phone. Add a couple more items like binoculars, nature guides and extra layers for fun and that’s all you need to connect to wonder! Ted Mattison, also known as Ranger Ted, is a Certified California Naturalist, trained in Wilderness First Aid, and has explored, hiked, canoed and […]