Every Kid in a Park Youth Blog Series: Noam (Seattle Every Kid in a Park Collaborative)

EVERY KID IN A PARK: Youth Blog Series, Post #6 Interview with Noam, a former Every Kid in a Park pass user, and participant through the Seattle Every Kid in a Park Collaborative. Noam D.  is about to start 5th grade at Highland Park Elementary School in Seattle. He is originally from California where heContinue reading “Every Kid in a Park Youth Blog Series: Noam (Seattle Every Kid in a Park Collaborative)”

Pisces Foundation: Investments in People and Nature Thriving Together

– Interview with Jason Morris, Pisces Foundation, by Jackie Ostfeld, Outdoors Alliance for Kids  The Pisces Foundation is working to advance strategic solutions to natural resource challenges and prepare the next generation by supporting environmental education. Pisces believes if we act now and boldly, we can quickly accelerate to a world where people and natureContinue reading “Pisces Foundation: Investments in People and Nature Thriving Together”

EVERY KID IN A PARK: YOUTH BLOG SERIES POST #5 Nicole

Every Kid in a Park – Youth Blog Series, Post #5 Interview with Nicole, incoming 4th grader and Every Kid in a Park pass recipient Nicole is an incoming 4th grader at Harmony Hills Elementary School in Montgomery County, Maryland. Interviewer, Isabel Argoti, introduced Nicole and her family to the Every Kid in a ParkContinue reading “EVERY KID IN A PARK: YOUTH BLOG SERIES POST #5 Nicole”

Every Kid in a Park: Youth Blog Series: Post #4 Natalia (Bilingual)

Every Kid in a Park – Youth Blog Series, Post #4 Interview with Natalia A., former Every Kid in a Park pass user, in English and Spanish Natalia A. just finished 5th grade at Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School in Maryland. She participated in the Every Kid in a Program in its first year and wasContinue reading “Every Kid in a Park: Youth Blog Series: Post #4 Natalia (Bilingual)”

Every Kid in a Park: Youth Blog Series Post #3 with the National Military Family Association

  Every Kid in a Park: Youth Blog Series Post #3 Guest Blog with Tiaira D. from the National Military Family Association Tiaira D. is a young lady from North Carolina who visited a national park for the first time through National Military Family Association (NMFA) family program. At age 18, she is far fromContinue reading “Every Kid in a Park: Youth Blog Series Post #3 with the National Military Family Association”

EVERY KID IN A PARK – YOUTH BLOG SERIES: POST #2

Every Kid in a Park – Youth Blog Series, Post #2 Interview with Evie E. & Louise R., former Every Kid in a Park pass users Evie E. and Louise R. are both rising sixth-graders at Creative Minds International Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. They were both invited to speak at OAK’s Congressional Lunch BriefingContinue reading “EVERY KID IN A PARK – YOUTH BLOG SERIES: POST #2”

Every Kid Outdoors Twitter Party Roundup

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 OutdoorsContinue reading “Every Kid Outdoors Twitter Party Roundup”

Every Kid in a Park – Youth Blog Series: Post #1

July 14, 2017   Every Kid in a Park – Youth Blog Series, Post #1 Guest blog post by Ben T., rising 4th grader, Arlington, VA Ben T. is a rising 4th grader at Ashlawn Elementary in Arlington, Virginia. This is the first in a series of blogs highlighting students who have used, or gearingContinue reading “Every Kid in a Park – Youth Blog Series: Post #1”

Nevada’s new law brings more kids outdoors

Guest blog post by Suparna Dutta, Nearby Nature intern, Sierra Club Nevada fifth-graders! Tie up your shoe laces, put on your adventure hats, and pick up your backpacks. There is exciting news in store for you! Beginning in July, a Nevada law will encourage school children aged 9-11 to visit and play in any ofContinue reading “Nevada’s new law brings more kids outdoors”

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