Now that the days are getting warmer, it’s about time to get back out into the great outdoors and soak up as much nature as you can. If you’re looking to switch up your outdoor routine a little more, there are countless outdoor adventure apps available for download that each offer unique features for the rustic wanderer.

AllTrails

AllTrails is an app designed for outdoor enthusiasts looking for nearby trails. Whether on vacation or looking for some new local paths, AllTrails has got you covered. With over 200k curated trails, you will be able to find adventure wherever you go…


With life for many slowly inching back to some semblance of ‘normal,’ Summer 2021 could be the year of the camper. Camping is an outdoor activity enjoyed by families and individuals who want to get in touch with Mother Nature. Don’t wait, though, to make your plans to go camping this year because if you do, you might find that the campsites are all booked. Here are some great choices for U.S. camping sites to book ASAP.

(1) Sheridan Lake Campground

Located in the middle of the Black Hills National Forest, the Sheridan Lake campground in South Dakota is within…


Some people think it’s harder for nonprofits to raise money than businesses; however, this is not true when an organization is well known or when suitable fundraising methods are set into place. There are numerous ways that a nonprofit group can raise funds themselves.

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is the new, alternative form of requesting money. The funds are not borrowed, have no interest rates, and do not have to be paid back. However, one charity is competing with thousands of other great ideas on a crowdfunding platform; one idea will be repeated hundreds of times. …


The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected the venture capital market. Investors are opting to put their money on established brands instead of emerging ones. It’s much safer to invest in stable brands than upcoming brands. That puts emerging entrepreneurs at a significant disadvantage. Most end up lacking the much-needed capital to boost their businesses.

Among the most affected by this trend are the minority groups. These minority groups include blacks, women, and Latinos. In 2020, women startups received 13% of the cumulative venture dollars. That was a decline of 2.5% from the past year. Only 2.6% of the total venture…


People who love being outside aren’t going to let a little cold weather get in their way. Anything is possible with the right gear. Luckily, there are quite a few boot options to suit any style or hobby. For people with classic sensibilities, here are a few choices: The LL Bean 8″ Gore-Tex/Thinsulate Boots are available for men and women in various widths and colors. With its combination of insulation and water-proof exterior, wearers will be both warm and dry. If the price tag on the LL Bean boots is out of reach, Sperry makes a more affordable version with…


After spending nearly a year at home due to stay-at-home orders, it’s perfectly understandable to want to travel. An exotic destination that is within flying distance from anywhere in the U.S. is Costa Rica. Best of all, it is a vibrant and ecologically diverse country that is perfect for anyone looking for an adventure.

Traveling to Costa Rica is easier than it has been in a year since the country no longer requires a negative COVID test upon entry, as well as no mandated quarantine period. Travelers simply need to purchase travel health insurance with $50,000 limits in medical expenses…


To be a good soccer coach is to be an effective teacher and mentor while creating a safe and fun environment for players that keeps them motivated to hone their craft.

A good coach knows how to connect with his pupils and keep them hungry to learn and improve. What other qualities does the good coach have?

To be a good coach is to effectively master all the necessary interpersonal skills. …


Oscar-winning screenwriter Callie Khouri once observed, “To everyone in this country, the car represents freedom, mobility, and the control you feel over your destiny/destination.” Nowadays, taking a road trip ensures safeguarding the health of those in the vehicle, so it is a good way to use vacation time. Further, those who own motor homes can travel safely rather than flying and staying in hotels where there can be health risks.

Here are some beautiful and scenic road trips that people can take in America.

Vermont’s Green Mountain Byway

Vermont is one of the best places to see fall foliage. When…


While there are many ways to encourage eco-friendly living, cleaning up litter and trash is one practice that has an immediate effect on your community. While this is something anyone can do on their own, a larger trash clean-up initiative will have a more widespread effect on your community. These tips can help you organize this type of program in your own neighborhood.

Create a Plan

You should start by sketching a plan for your event . This should include choosing a date for the event and establishing an alternative date if you get rained out. You should also come…


Becoming a philanthropist entails following the same type of process that you would undertake in pursuing any professional career. It may also require starting small and working your way up a ladder of succession until you reach a position that allows you to do the most good. This brief guide can help you get started.

Choose an Area of Interest

While it would be nice to contribute to every cause you learn about, that will prevent you from being an effective philanthropist . Instead, choose a specific area of interest that you feel passionate about and one that will hold…

Andrew Elsoffer

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Andrew Elsoffer is a soccer coach, community leader, and outdoorsman. Learn more @ AndrewElsoffer.org.

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