Archive for Category: Kids Activities

local mountain bike club

Some FAST Kids: Local Mountain Bike Club Has a Fun Ride

A few years ago Greg Pool, a Bentonville dad, decided he wanted to spend more time with his family and stay active while doing it. The answer: Hit the trails. Soon, friends of his kids and their adults started showing up to ride the trails with the Pools.

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girl scouts

S’more Than Just Cookies: Local Sisters Praise Girl Scouts

Mary and Sophia Hyatt enjoy the time they get to spend together, and the time they spend with their friends in Girl Scout Troop 5340. “One of my friends introduced me to it,” Mary, a 10-year-old seventh grader said. “I stayed because it was fun. I got to do...

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retro gaming

Press A to Continue: Retro Gaming

In the beginning, there were my video games.  Growing up in the 1980s I played as much as my parents would allow. Video games were new then, and I loved them. That time in my life was special, and to this day, I have fond memories of my childhood....

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kids of parents fighting cancer

Camp Kesem: For Kids of Parents Fighting Cancer

Camp Kesem is close to Daniele Gibbons’ heart. “I am a child of a parent who battled cancer,” the University of Arkansas junior said. “When I saw this organization it interested me because it helps kids who are going through the same adversities as I did as a kid.”

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Cub Scout

Getting His Eagle: On the Mind of One Young Cub Scout

Joseph Trenton Parks is happy he joined Cub Scouts. J.T. as he is called, joined the scouts when he was a first grader. He’s now a fifth grader at Cedar Ridge Intermediate in Branson. He’s as happy with scouting as ever.

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springdale public library

Springdale Public Library Offers Books and Backpacks to Meet Kid’s Needs

Sarah Loch was destined to be a librarian from a very early age. “I always loved books and reading as a kid,” she said.  When I was trying to find a profession that would allow me to share that love of  books and reading with other people, libraries were...

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springdale's fun city

Get in the Game at Springdale’s Fun City

Allison Jackson might just have a dream job. “It’s a lot of fun,” she said of her marketing job with Fun City. “It’s a good environment to work in.” Allison gets paid to have fun and make sure everyone around the region hears about Fun City, an indoor arcade...

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