We started with 125!
and then there were none!
Here is the crew as we assembled to hike up to the Mill Mountain Star.
Once again, Ashley and I are so honored to have the talented Jon Beard along with us for a KIVA event!
Check out our event gallery to check out more of the wonderful photos from [...]
Ashley and I would like to offer a very special thank you to Jeff Sturgeon and Cody Duty of the Roanoke Times. These two gentlemen came along with us for the afternoon and came away with a wonderful story for today’s edition. Cody’s pictures certainly captured the enthusiasm on the kid’s faces. Jeff gathered interviews [...]
We are getting a great response to this year’s KIVA Birthday Bash. We are celebrating three years of hosting KIVA, a free nature club for families. Our motto is simple, KIVA: Play, Learn, Volunteer.
You can do all three of those things this Sunday at the Discovery Center atop the lovely Mill Mountain, from 2 [...]
Ashley’s Dirt and Worm Cupcakes!
Back, by popular demand, the families will all enjoy Ashley’s fine baked, decorate your own, dirt and worm cupcakes. Help us collect much needed food supplies for Feeding America while enjoying some fun nature play, KIVA family gathering time and some yummy, yummy cupcakes!
Sunday, January 30th, 2011 at the beautiful Mill Mountain [...]
KIVA parent Kristine McCormick snapped this shot for us at the end of our KIVA for Fall Waterways Clean Up, sponsored by the wonderful people at Clean Valley Council. We have been hosting this clean up for the three years that KIVA has been around and it is always a highlight for us!
This last year, [...]
A special thanks to Tom Waits. I’ve been waiting three years to weave his music into our blog.
Ashley and I were honored to add a comment to our blog below about our week of preparing for our food drive this Sunday.
Dan Michel, blogger for hunger extraordinaire, visited www.kidsadventuring.org and wished us well. If you are looking to learn more about Feeding America and their work in meeting hunger needs all around the world, we [...]
Here’s a favorite picture from a KIVA event that I had to revisit!
details. June 2008, 100 degree day, 7.5 miles hike. All dressed up for the Today Show. Make up is running, but not much else is.
Raise your hand if you survived this one.
Well. We learned a lot. Right?
But we kept on going. Those kids [...]
Next Sunday, we mark three years of hosting our free family nature club, KIVA - Kids In the Valley, Adventuring! We are so pleased with the families and community groups with whom we have been fortunate to connect with over these three years.
Ashley and I had no idea how this simple idea of inviting families [...]