Joyful Liberation

Joyful Liberation

Monday, June 27, 2016

Unschooling Family Camp Out: Lava Hot Springs

What an incredible weekend we had camping with these awesome people~
 We caravanned out with The McNeil's towing our new campers~
So much fun! Many adventures to come~ 
We camped on our friend's family land in Grace Idaho and it was such a perfect spot for this crew~

 Awesome rock wall along the fault line to climb and explore~
3 acers of pure running space~



 Hammock time~


 Horse love~


 ATV riding~

 Willow now wants one of these of her own~

 Dinner time~

 Happy kids~



 Campfire smores~


 Such a fun evening~
 The older kids were up late running and having fun under the millions of stars.  It was fun to hear the laughing and screaming with joy~
 Crashed out for the night~
 The next day brought more play while we gathered ourselves for a day at Lava Hot Springs~

Time to go play!

Enjoying the nice warm water~

The water felt great but the day was heating up so we decided to head to the Olympic Pool~

 But first, some wanted to float the river~
We had to stay and watch them come down~

Happy river people~





Willow's Go Pro Movie~

Then, while the river crew kept going, Whitney and I took the littles to the pool to play~



Rowan loved it~


Sweet napping babes~

And big kids too~

The river wore them out~

Water slides!



The dad's all had a theme of feet flying when I looked back at the pictures~


Slowly waking~



Time to check out the kiddie area~

Silly David's~

He was so proud that he did the slide by himself~





Then we loaded up the unschool truck and headed back to the hot springs to warm up before heading back to camp~
Lava is a fun town.  I can't believe we have not been up here before now.  We will definitely be back~

Ice cream break~

The 112 degree pool.  Dares were made and met~


Smiley happy baby love~

Back at camp, time for dinner and campfire fun~

Another night of great conversations, yummy food, and happy people~
Group shots!

Time to say goodbye~
Lollypops for the road.  Thanks Jen!

 On our way out of Lava, we stopped for a pizza lunch at The Royal with the McNeil's~

Life is amazing as an unschooler.  We can't wait until next month's camping adventure!

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I am a mom to 5 amazing kids and married to my best friend and love of my life. We co-habitate with 1 cat, Asha, 2 dogs, Maggie May and Juniper Wren, a Chinchilla names Ozwald, and a Hamster named Fat Panda. We have lived in Salt Lake City for 13 years by way of Tennessee and Oregon. I love to be with my kids, knit, run, craft, sew, paint,travel, hike and play :) I love our crazy life!