Camping

Meri's dad helps get her fishing pole ready

Remembering the Good Times Outdoors with Dad

With Father’s Day approaching, I’ve been reminiscing on all the great times I spent outdoors with my father growing up. There were the camping trips at Meadow Creek, tubing adventures …

Outdoor Fun Under the Sun at the White House

I just got back from an amazing event on the South Lawn of the White House.  It was a beautiful, sunny afternoon and 50 youth from the Thurgood Marshall Academy Public …

Lesser long-nosed bat by Greg Tucker

Wildlife-Watching at Night: Five Species You May Spot in Your Backyard

Welcome to June 2011—a month that has been designated Great Outdoors Month by President Barack Obama and by dozens of states across the country. Here at the National Wildlife Federation, we’re gearing …

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Great American Backyard Campout: Seven Things to Do After Dark

That day on which thousands of people across the nation pitch tents and roll out sleeping bags is almost here—National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Backyard Campout,  slated this year for …

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Gearing up for Ann Arbor’s 3rd Annual Great American Backyard Campout

As a child, spending most summer nights and weekends outside, camping with family and friends, was the thing to do. Our family would often take a weekend trip to Northern …

Calling All Kids: Want to Spend a Week in the Great Outdoors?

  Do you know a child who loves the outdoors and nature? Here’s a chance for him or her to spend a week-long outdoor adventure at the Family Nature Summit! National …

Get outdoors with American Girl and Saturday’s national campout

The Great American Backyard Campout (GABC) is right around the corner! This weekend, families across the country will celebrate the annual event.In the same outdoor spirit as their 2010 Girl of the Year Lanie, American Girl is serving as the national sponsor for the GABC to encourage kids everywhere to enjoy the outdoors.

One NWFer’s Vintage Great American Backyard Campout

  |   June 3, 2010

Karoline Hurd is NWF’s Senior Events Manager. She’ll be camping on June 26 at our headquarters’ Great American Backyard Campout event in a Virginia park.

Gear Up: The Great American Backyard Campout Is June 26

Have you ever roasted marshmallows? Do you remember catching fireflies? When’s the last time you stargazed? National Wildlife Federation’s 6th annual backyard campout event on June 26 is an easy way for families and children to connect with nature and create new memories of outdoors experiences

Easy Camping Recipes

  |   May 18, 2010

Try these simple dishes the next time you dine under the stars

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