Amazon and Walmart bring "Summer Camp" to your home


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Camp Handmade

Amazon has tag-teamed with small business owners during the COVID-19 crisis to bring a sense of summer fun to families all over the United States. Since children are unable to go to summer camp this year, Amazon has decided to bring the camp activities directly to their home through Camp Handmade.


This new Amazon feature offers at-home craft kits for families as well as how-to tutorials for a variety of different activities. It also includes Q&As with the five "Makers" who designed the craft kits, offering their insights on all things arts & crafts as well what it's like to be a small business owner during the pandemic. This amazing resource is only available until August 15th, so head on over and check it out!

Camp Prime

In addition to arts & crafts, Amazon teamed up with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America to create a resource center for different camp activities for families. Camp Prime includes guides for campfire stores, bug hunting, and even some science experiments They’ve included movie, book, and music recommendations as well so the entire family can find entertainment they'll love.


Camp by Walmart

Need more options to keep your kids entertained? Walmart recently released Camp, an app that families can download to access a variety of at-home camp activities. They've teamed up with a variety of celebrities to create Camp, a database of videos where these stars lead families through talent shows, charades, and a variety of other games and activities. Celebrities include Neil Patrick Harris, LeBron James, and Drew Barrymore to name a few! Walmart announced that they will release 200 Camp activities throughout the summer.


(To access Camp by Walmart, customers can download or update their existing Walmart app, and look for Camp by Walmart in the app’s Services tab from the bottom navigation).


Drive-In by Walmart

Still itching to get out? Walmart has announced that they've partnered with Tribeca Enterprises to transform 160 of their parking lots across the nation into drive-in movie theaters, for a total of 320 showings nationwide. Families can grab their movie essentials by using curbside pick-up to stock up on their favorite snacks before the show starts.


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Finding new ways to stay entertained

Keeping your love ones entertained during times like these can be difficult but many people are coming up with creative ways to keep their troops happy. Has your family tried Camp Prime or Camp Walmart? What other activities do you partake in at home to keep entertained? What's your family's favorite boredom-busting activity? Do you include other family member and/or friends remotely? We'd love to hear from you! Give us a call: (303) 536-5505 or email us: inquiries@ripcordbrands.com.

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