The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. In classrooms and online, its PEAK program reaches elementary students and teaches them how to minimize impacts.
Deuter may command 63 percent of the child carrier market, but it's about to have a few more contenders. Osprey and Piggyback Rider debut kid carriers to haul your progeny into the backcountry and around town.
Outdoor kids books can be doubly rewarding: You share time reading, learn about the natural world, and help inspire kids to get outdoors and connect with nature. In honor of Read Across America Day March 2, here are some favorite outdoorsy children's books.
Map winter. Play games. Tell outdoor stories. Visit trails year round. AMC Outdoors, a publication of the Appalachian Mountain Club, has an article on...
Congressman Ron Kind (D–WI) introduced the Moving Outdoors in Nature Act in the U.S. House of Representatives on November 18. The bill supports federal, state, and local plans that help connect children with the natural world.
America’s pre-teens continued to drift away from outdoor recreation in 2009 and cuts to state and local spending on parks and team sports could lower participation rates going forward, according to the 2010 Outdoor Recreation Participation Report.
The national park rangers' ranks are growing. The newest rangers may be smaller, but they're no less enthusiastic or passionate about the parks. They're the Junior Rangers of the National Park Service.
A lot of talk and ideas about getting those gosh darn, video-playing, text-addicted kids outside and connected to nature comes from well-meaning (but...
If you were a National Park Ranger for a day, how would you describe the national parks to someone who’s never been before? Three kids, 9-12, answered that question to win the National Park Foundation's third annual Junior Ranger Essay Contest.