Q: I think this would be a great tool for a virtual cubscout meeting. Is it possible to get a “classroom set” with multiple sets in a larger package?Asked by Amanda S., December 2020
Hi Amanda, thank you for your question! We have quite a few outdoor and homeschool groups using our boxes for group learning. We don't offer a classroom set at this time, but if you go to our website, you can sign up for multiple boxes sent to the same address and automatically receive a sibling discount. If you still have questions or are considering a large bulk order, feel free to reach out to us via our contact form on the website.
Q: Is it possible to order a box for two children - i.e. get two sets of the equipment but not the info?Asked by Laura K., December 2020
Hi Laura, thanks for your question. While you only get one set of gear with each subscription, we know that some parents have their kids share the gear and do the activities together as a family. That said, we offer a sibling discount as well as the purchase of additional gear on our website.
Q: Can I order a Nutrition Box by itself? Asked by Lorie G., September 2020
Hello! On occasion, we offer our past boxes for sale directly on our website. However, specifically for the Nutrition box, it had sold out this year! This box was one of our favorites! In general, when looking to buy a past box, they can be found on our website when we do offer past boxes for sale. Thanks!
Q: Have you thought of doing a box like this for adults? I grew up a city kid and now live in Alaska. I’d love to get something like this for myself! Do you think I might even enjoy this?Asked by Beda W., February 2020
We have had this question from other adults as well. While we have talked about an adult version, we aren't in the development stages of one at this time.
However, we have had a few parents of kids that get the box let us know they are learning a ton from them and pick up the boxes/booklets after their kids go to bed to continue learning on their own.
So, while we don't have an adult version, we know many aspects of this box can work for all ages and the gear is sourced with the intention of kids/adults being able to use it long after they are done with our boxes (we regularly use the gear ourselves as many if the items we send...
My Aunt purchased a subscription for my son as a birthday present. He loves it! The booklets and activities are fun. He loves planning out the month with adventures. I saw a review from 2 years ago about the Intro box being boring and I must say that I disagree. The Intro box sets the foundation for the program and the backpack is of great quality. It also came with a bear bell and fun activity items. The customer service has been top notch, with quick and well thought out responses to any questions I have. I have recommended Think Outside Boxes to all of my friends who have have kids in the 7 and older age range.
this is great for teaching my grandkids outdoor skills
My grandson was very pleased with this gift. Thank you.
We love our box. My 7 year old looks forward to it each month! The materials are quality made.
Amazing idea and nice curation. Very happy with the quality of the items and all of the thought that went into this.
I can’t say enough good things about this box! My 11yr old enjoyed every item shipped and the themes of each box. I was surprised to see the High quality of the survival tools sent. They add up over a year. We have used everything in it. Highly recommend! Perfect for any outdoor kid!
Purchased a 3 month subscription for my 11 year old son. First box was a backpack and a card that introduced us to Geocaching. Well ,we love Geocaching now and use the backpack, which is of good quality to go and find caches or to go on trails. He likes the boxes which are of a good quality and i believe are a good value.
The intro box seemed a little “light” to me but he loved and reviewed everything in it. He wasn’t sure why there was string but I got his Grandfather's Boy Scout book and we are learning knot tying. We downloaded the app for Geocaching and filled his bag with dried fruits and jerky, added a water bottle, the Scout book and paper. We are now looking for things in the woods and leaving Scout patches in place of what we take. We’re also learning animal tracks and nature.
We finally have a way to get him off his electronics!!
LOVE this box. Some complained about the lightweight backpack in the first box. But, hmmm...it is a great fabric, deliberately lightweight, and well made. And it holds a LOT! With loads of clever little pockets and doo-hickeys. Loved the instructions on how and what to pack. Our little guy loved it and immediately began packing most of his wardrobe into it, along with sunscreen, etc. etc. And then we had to set up a tent in the backyard and he moved into it. So cute. I think this subscription is a winner.
Every subscription starts off with our Intro Box, which includes gear, resources, activities, an empathy section, and challenges - centered around preparing your child for their next year of becoming an #OUTSiDER!
Gear, resources, activities, empathy, and challenges - centered around night-time exploration
Gear, resources, activities, empathy, and challenges - centered around water education and adventures
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