Kids & Education

Self-Rescue Swim Lessons Save Lives

By WOW Editor | June 3, 2024

The sounds of splashing and games of Marco-Polo will soon be filling our evenings once again. Sadly, 99 children aged newborn to 9 years old died from a drowning accident in the state of Florida in 2023. In a state with a population of over 21 million people, 99 may not sound like a big […]

NCG Summer Camp Film Festival

By WOW Editor | May 29, 2024

Join the new NCG Movie Theater in Citrus Park Mall for Summer Camp Film Festival at NCG this Summer – tickets for all Summer Camp Festival movies are only $2! Kids Combos are only $5 with the purchase of a Summer Camp Film Festival ticket. Summer Camp Film Festival at NCG runs June 8-August 1. New […]

Summer Reading Programs

By WOW Editor | May 12, 2024

Summer is almost here and maintaining good reading habits in the summer months helps keep kids’ minds sharp. Below are a few programs that will keep kids reading all summer long: Hillsborough County Public Library This year’s “Summer Reading Adventure” invites readers of all ages to log reading hours from June 1 through July 31. […]

Summer Camps your Kids Will Love

By WOW Editor | February 5, 2024

Looking for a quality summer camp program for your child? Look no further! We are fortunate in Westchase to have so many quality camp programs just a short drive away. From fine arts to wakeboarding and everything in between, there are camps for all interests and age levels. Check out a few of the great […]

Simple Ways to Keep Kids’ Minds Sharp This Summer

By WOW Editor | July 13, 2023

July is the perfect time to implement some fresh ideas for summer fun that also have an undercurrent of learning. Below are a few simple ways to get those mental muscles moving again. Let your kids do the cooking Learning doesn’t always have to feel like learning. Cooking with your children teaches a valuable life […]

Four Things to do Before Your Child Heads off to College

By WOW Editor | July 13, 2023

The weeks leading up to a college send off are a mix of excitement and anxiety for both students and their parents. With so much to do in preparation for the big day, it can be easy to overlook some important tasks. Here are four to-dos that will help ensure a smooth transition. Establish a […]

Play Like a Girl

By Karen Ring | May 1, 2023

Historically, the phrase, “you play (run, throw, hit) like a girl” has been hurled as an insult on school yards and sports fields. In recent years, a movement has ensued to flip the script and empower young women to redefine what it means to play like a girl. Karlie Mintzer, Recreation Assistant Supervisor at the […]

8 Benefits of Summer Camp

By Karen Ring | April 1, 2023

Summer is just around the corner, which means parents are scrambling to find ways to keep their kids engaged all summer long. For many, that means filling the calendar with summer camps. Before beginning the camp search, it is important to understand the importance of camp. While parents often look to summer camp to keep […]

Scroll to Top