It’s Fresh Air Fitness Month!

Guest blog post by Marla Hollander, American Heart Association What could be better than taking a Walk in Nature with your kids? Thinking back on my childhood, my experience with nature as a kid was confined to the suburban neighborhood I grew up in including the neighborhood park, Grover’s Mill pond (yes, the infamous “War [...]

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 [...]

RELEASE: Lawmakers introduce bipartisan legislation to get children outdoors

Washington, DC -- Today, members of congress on both sides of the aisle came together to help get our kids outdoors. The Every Kid Outdoors Act, introduced by Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Representatives Niki Tsongas (D-MA-03), Scott Tipton (R-CO-03), and Diana DeGette (D-CO-01), would encourage fourth graders and their families to visit America’s natural, cultural, and historical treasures.

Outdoors Alliance for Kids Announces Inaugural OAK Leaf Awards

For Immediate Release November 15, 2016 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld,, 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 [...]


For Immediate Release                                                                     Contacts: Christina Batcheler 703-438-6098 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 [...]

Celebration of the Military Child Outdoors

by Dr. Jill Biden Originally published on the White House Joining Forces Blog As we mark the second anniversary of Joining Forces and celebrate the Month of the Military Child, April gives us the opportunity to celebrate our nation's youngest heroes—the children whose parents serve in our Armed Forces. Military children face many unique challenges – on average, [...]