RELEASE: National Park Trust, Wilderness Inquiry join leadership of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 26, 2018 Contact: Brenna Muller, 202-548-4581, contact@outdoorsallianceforkids.org National Park Trust, Wilderness Inquiry join leadership of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids Washington, DC– The Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) announced the addition of Grace Lee of National Park Trust and Meg Krueger of Wilderness Inquiry to OAK’s steering committee. The addition … Continue reading RELEASE: National Park Trust, Wilderness Inquiry join leadership of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids

Fourth Graders Float into OAK Week 2017

Seventy fourth graders from D.C. public schools were able to take Voyageur canoes along the Potomac River and learn about the watershed thanks to a special Canoemobile event in Washington, D.C. with OAK, Wilderness Inquiry, National Park Trust, The North Face, National Park Service, and the U.S. Forest Service kicking off OAK Week 2017.

Representative McCollum to join kids on the Potomac River

**MEDIA ADVISORY** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 20, 2017 Contact: Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org Joe Spring, 612-676-9422,  joe@wildernessinquiry.org Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org Representative McCollum to join kids on the Potomac River DC 4th graders receive their Every Kid in a Park passes [Washington, D.C.] – 70 fourth graders from DC public schools will be getting … Continue reading Representative McCollum to join kids on the Potomac River

RELEASE: Every Kid in a Park Program Enters Year Two

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Virginia Cramer, 804-519-8449, Virginia.Cramer@sierraclub.org Every Kid in a Park Program Enters Year Two Outdoors Alliance for Kids to get tens of thousands of fourth graders outdoors this fall Washington, D.C. – Today, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids announced its Every Kid in a Park fall program lineup. Just in time for back … Continue reading RELEASE: Every Kid in a Park Program Enters Year Two

RELEASE: Every Kid in a Park Spring Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2016 Contact: Virginia Cramer, 804-519-8449, Virginia.Cramer@sierraclub.org Every Kid in a Park Spring Tour Outdoors Alliance for Kids to get 1000s of fourth graders outdoors this spring Washington, DC – Today, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids announced its Spring Every Kid in a Park program lineup. OAK members will host a … Continue reading RELEASE: Every Kid in a Park Spring Tour

Harlem Kids Connect with Nearby Nature as NYC Launches Every Kid in a Park Initiative

guest blog by Jackie Ostfeld, OAK Chair and Sierra Club Nearby Nature Director Nothing warms my heart more than seeing children explore nature. This week, I was honored to attend the launch event for the Every Kid in a Park initiative in New York City at Hamilton Grange National Memorial in Harlem. At the Grange, … Continue reading Harlem Kids Connect with Nearby Nature as NYC Launches Every Kid in a Park Initiative

RELEASE: NYC 4th graders get free passes to visit public lands and waters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 29, 2015 Contact: Virginia Cramer, 804-519-8449, Virginia.Cramer@sierraclub.org Jackie Ostfeld, 202-821-8877, Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org NYC 4th graders get free passes to visit public lands and waters OAK helps launch the Every Kid in a Park initiative in Harlem Today, the National Park Service, the US Forest Service, members of the Outdoors Alliance for … Continue reading RELEASE: NYC 4th graders get free passes to visit public lands and waters

RELEASE: OUTDOORS ALLIANCE FOR KIDS SUPPORTS HEALTHY KIDS OUTDOORS ACT TO RECONNECT KIDS WITH NATURE

For Immediate Release                                                                     Contacts: Christina Batcheler 703-438-6098 batchelerc@nwf.org Outdoors Alliance for Kids Supports Healthy Kids Outdoors Act to Reconnect Kids with Nature  New Legislation Aims To Connect Youth with the Outdoors WASHINGTON (April 23, 2015) – Today, Senator Martin Heinrich (NM) and Congressman Ron Kind (WI) introduced legislation aimed at connecting youth and families with … Continue reading RELEASE: OUTDOORS ALLIANCE FOR KIDS SUPPORTS HEALTHY KIDS OUTDOORS ACT TO RECONNECT KIDS WITH NATURE

RELEASE: OAK Members Support Efforts to Connect Youth to Urban Waters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2014 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, 202-548-6584, Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org OAK Members Support Efforts to Connect Youth to Urban Waters WASHINGTON, DC – Today, twenty-eight nongovernmental organizations, including eight members of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids, signed on to support the Urban Waters Federal Partnership, a fourteen agency collaboration to reconnect urban communities with … Continue reading RELEASE: OAK Members Support Efforts to Connect Youth to Urban Waters

OAK Celebrates Great Outdoors America Week and other News

OAK July Newsletter OAK Celebrates Great Outdoors America Week June 23 -26, 2014 marked the annual Great Outdoors America Week, where 100s of advocates descended upon Washington, DC, to remind our nation’s leaders of the importance of America’s great outdoors. OAK celebrated GO Week by hosting our second annual  Youth and America’s Great Outdoors Event. … Continue reading OAK Celebrates Great Outdoors America Week and other News