Family camping

Great American Campout 2015

Family Fun Tips for the Great American Campout

Starting June 27, National Wildlife Federation is kicking off a season of camping with this year’s Great American Campout. You may have seen our new spokesperson, wildlife fan and great …

Kathie Lee and Hoda Campout on Today Show

  The Great American Backyard Campout is this Saturday, June 22.  Families all across the country will head outside for a little old-fashioned camping fun (you can too – find …

Wanda Whiteside recommends camping for everyone

One Night of Camping Changed Wanda’s World

Wanda slept outside in a tent for the first time as a grandmother with the National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Backyard Campout – and she recommends the experience for everyone.

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

Moms Say Campout Brought Peacefulness To Their Families

Two moms from Atlanta, Georgia, describe how participating in the Great American Backyard Campout was a great and surprisingly peaceful family experience. Join us this June 22! You can register for free!

Dyan Szall Puts Up Her Tent

Birthday Girl Celebrates with a Backyard Campout

My mom, my sister and I

Mother’s Day Mishaps: Perfection in Nature is Boring

Great American Backyard Campout

Celebrating the Great American Backyard Campout in the Pacific Northwest

Photo by Holly Ambrose

Family Camping in January? It Can Be Done — in FLORIDA!

With 2 kids in tow (ages 4 and 17 months), Be Out There mom Holly Ambrose headed for a New Year’s camping adventure just an hour from her home — in Everglades National Park.

Favorite Moments from the Great American Backyard Campout in Ann Arbor — or in Your Own Backyard

It was a warm summer night in Ann Arbor, Michigan, when over 45 families gathered with NWF’s Great Lakes Regional Center at the Leslie Science and Nature Center for the …

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