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 [...]

Every Kid in a Park Youth Blog Series: Post #8 Tigran

Every Kid in a Park – Youth Blog Series, Post #8 Interview with Tigran, Buddy Bison Student Ambassador Meet Tigran, a twelve year old* from California. Tigran serves as a Buddy Bison Student Ambassador through the National Park Trust and is a true advocate for getting other kids in the outdoors! His incredible involvement has [...]

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.

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 he [...]

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 nature [...]

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 from [...]

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 Briefing [...]

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 gearing [...]

Boston Fourth Graders Receive Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 23, 2017 Contact:   Grace Lee, 301-706-3407, grace@parktrust.org   Liza Stearns, 617-201-7217, liza_stearns@nps.gov Brenna Muller, 202-630-1864, brenna.muller@sierraclub.org   Boston Fourth Graders Receive Passes to Visit Public Lands and Waters Every Kid in a Park Event at Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area connects children with nature [Boston, MA] - Today, [...]

RELEASE: Outdoors Alliance for Kids, Forest Service Partner to Get Children and Youth Outside

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2015 Contact: Virginia Cramer, 804-519-8449, Virginia.Cramer@sierraclub.org Forest Service Press Office, 202-205-1134, pressoffice@fs.fed.us Outdoors Alliance for Kids, Forest Service Partner to Get Children and Youth Outside WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) joined Forest Service Chief Thomas L. Tidwell to announce a new partnership to increase [...]