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Camping with Kids!

This year marks the 13th year of the Great American Campout and August is a perfect month to get outside with your kids.  Why bring your kids camping? Getting out …

Celebrate National Frog Month with 10 Frog-tastic Activities for Kids

Did you know April is National Frog Month? Frogs are amazing amphibians, and they should be celebrated! Need inspiration? Then check out these 10 frog-tastic activities you and your kids …

New Year's Resolution - More Fun Outside

Your New Year’s Resolution To Get Outside More – 26 Ideas from A-Z

Here’s a resolution that can help you lose weight, connect more with your kids or grandkids, and feel more at peace. You can do this – just get outside for …

Camping With Kids Made Easy- Facebook Chat Recap

Planning on camping out with the little ones this summer? National Wildlife Federation’s Be Out There Movement has all of the best camping tips to make your next overnight stay …

Ranger Rick's Summer Bucket List

Get Ranger Rick’s New Printable: The Ultimate Summer Bucket List…

Wanda Whiteside recommends camping for everyone

One Night of Camping Changed Wanda’s World

Ivy Simmons, a mom who encourages her kids to play and camp outside

Moms Say Campout Brought Peacefulness To Their Families

Dyan Szall Puts Up Her Tent

Birthday Girl Celebrates with a Backyard Campout

When Dyan turned 12, she decided to celebrate with a backyard campout. Camp in your backyard this June 22 for the Great American Backyard Campout.

Summer Camp and the Great Outdoors: A Natural (and Powerful) Combination!

Guest post by Peg L. Smith As a parent, one of the things I want most for my children (and all children) is the freedom of spirit that includes one’s heart …

butterfly on flower by JF Bruzan

5 Fun Things to Do With Kids on Learn About Butterflies Day

Spring is in the air, and that means that soon something else will be in the air: butterflies! March 14 is Learn About Butterflies Day, so spend some time outside …

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