This Holiday Season, Help Get iGen Outside

Guest blog post by Patrick Deavy, National Environmental Education Foundation. This holiday season, a family hike or quick trip to a local park could offer more than a chance to escape the hustle and bustle. A new survey conducted by the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) shows signs that these family outings may also be [...]

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 [...]

The Power of Partnerships: OAK Helps National Park Trust’s Kids to Parks Day Soar

guest blog by Grace Lee, Executive Director of National Park Trust Last year during the centennial of the National Park Service, our national parks alone enjoyed more than 330 million park visitors. Great news – right? Unfortunately, most of their visitors are white and aging. Young people are our next generation of park stewards and [...]

CHICAGO FOURTH GRADERS RECEIVE PASSES TO VISIT PUBLIC LANDS AND WATERS

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 6, 2017 Contact: Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org; Kim Swift, 219-395-1622, kimberly_swift@nps.gov; Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org Chicago Fourth Graders Receive Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters Every Kid in a Park Event at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore connects children with nature [Chicago] - Today, partners came together to ensure [...]

North Face Global Athletes and Partners Connect Kids with the Outdoors in “Every Kid in a Park” Event

guest blog by Annie Yearout, Author of OutdoorsyMama.com - originally appeared on outdoorsymama.blogspot.com   Celebrating "Every Kid in a Park" granting free National Park Passes to all 4th graders nationwide! San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. Photo: National Park Trust The super-tall, super-lean, super-endurance runner Dylan Bowman is bent over a bunch of outdoor gear [...]

Fourth Graders Receive Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 26, 2017 Contact:   Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org; Lynn Cullivan, 415-561-7006, lynn_cullivan@nps.gov; Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org   Fourth Graders Receive Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters Every Kid in a Park Event at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park connects children with nature [San Francisco] - Today, partners came together to ensure [...]

Fourth Graders Get on the River in Anacostia Park

Guest Blog by Brenna Muller, OAK Program Manager November 22, 2016 Last week, members of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) came together for our annual gathering in Washington, D.C. to ensure kids across America can experience our national parks and public lands. As part of the week’s events, members of OAK joined the National [...]

Outdoors Alliance for Kids Announces Inaugural OAK Leaf Awards

For Immediate Release November 15, 2016 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, jackie.ostfeld@sierraclub.org, 202-548-6584 Outdoors Alliance for Kids Announces Inaugural OAK Leaf Awards REI, The North Face, National Park Trust, Children & Nature Network and National League of Cities honored for collaborative approach to getting kids outdoors Washington, DC - Today, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) announced [...]

Fourth Graders, Outdoors Alliance for Kids connect kids with nature

**MEDIA ADVISORY** November 16, 2016 Contact: Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org ; Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org Fourth Graders, Outdoors Alliance for Kids connect kids with nature Every Kid in a Park Youth Event in Anacostia Park [Washington, D.C.] - Partners of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) are coming together to ensure kids across America can experience our [...]

DC 4th Graders Get Free Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 7, 2016 Contact:   Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org ; Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org   DC 4th Graders Get Free Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters [DC] - Today, partners came together to ensure kids across America can experience our national parks and public lands. The National Park Trust, The North Face, [...]