On Friday, July 14th, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids held a Twitter Party to discuss the Every Kid Outdoors Act. The legislation was introduced this week with bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress. Here’s a roundup of our Twitter Party with OAK members and the Congressional sponsors of the bill.
The Every Kid Outdoors Act sponsors have this to say…
And just why is it so important to get kids outdoors?
What is the Every Kid Outdoors Act?
What are some barriers kids face when it comes to connecting with the outdoors?
How are OAK members stepping up to support the program?
How does time outdoors impact the health of children?
How does outdoor time improve learning?
And there are economic impacts, too, right?
How can you help get kids outdoors?