Kids

The Uncertain Future of the Boundary Waters

The Uncertain Future of the Boundary Waters

At 1.1 million acres, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is one of the largest and most popular backcountry destinations in the U.S. and a longtime proving ground for adventurers. But now the region is facing the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining. Stephanie Pearson paddles into the wild.

The World's Best Summer Camps of 2019

The World's Best Summer Camps of 2019

Who says summer camp is just for kids? We rounded up seven escapes made for grown-ups (and a few for their families), plus seven more to entertain the kids while the adults are at play.

These Bracelets Are Made by War Widows in Afghanistan

These Bracelets Are Made by War Widows in Afghanistan

A year after Bonnie Carroll's husband, U.S. Army brigadier general Tom Carroll, died, she devoted her life to caring for those who’d lost loved ones from war. For widowed women in Afghanistan, this called for more than emotional support.