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Not all knowledge can be gained in a classroom or from a book. Sometimes kids need to
roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty!

By Dwain Hebda Photography by Katie Childs and courtesy of venues

Whoever wrote, “Summertime and the living is easy,” never had to keep a houseful of youngsters engaged and entertained after school lets out. Fortunately, Little Rock is chock-full of great hands-on day camps to serve virtually every interest. The following is a sample of what’s out there to hold the kids’ attention and burn off some energy.

 

Taco Tuesday!

Story and Photography by Kerry Guice 

It's hard to go wrong with taco fillings, and it’s always fun to try new recipes. I love shrimp tacos with charred shrimp and a refreshing crunchy salsa on top. I thought a watermelon salsa would be fun to try, and then I decided to incorporate pickled watermelon rind into the recipe so it's all at once sweet, spicy, briny, crunchy and refreshing! It's everything you want to go with charred shrimp. Or a tortilla. Or a spoon. 

Those Who Wait

By Angela E. Thomas

Having kids in our 20s and early 30s doesn’t work for everyone. Whether it’s timing, fertility, finances or a laundry list of other reasons—moms are waiting later to get started.