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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 Charter High School had the opportunity to celebrate Great Outdoors […] Read more >
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 up to celebrate the great outdoors with NWF’s Great American […] Read more >
America’s extensive and diverse outdoor spaces are a source of great national pride, and we have long strived to protect them for future generations. Great Outdoors Month highlights the benefits of getting outdoors and enjoying our wonderful shared resources of […] Read more >
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 June 25. Camping, even for just a night in a […] Read more >
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 Michigan so we could camp along the shores of the […] Read more >
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. Read more >
Blogger Suzanne Delzio writes about her family’s Great American Backyard Campout—five families split between two yards. Read more >
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 Great American Backyard Campout ® on June 26th. Children went […] Read more >
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.
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This year, HERSHEY’S sweetens the Great American Backyard Campout on Saturday, June 26th by partnering with NWF to promote the event. Together, we are encouraging kids and adults to enjoy the outdoors while sleeping under the stars.
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