Great American Backyard Campout


6 Common Nature Myths — Debunked

Advice to ignore while you’re enjoying the outdoors

Backyard Campout: The (mis)adventures of one mom, her kids, and a trampoline

Blogger Suzanne Delzio writes about her family’s Great American Backyard Campout—five families split between two yards.

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 …

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.

Sweeten this weekend’s Great American Backyard Campout with Hershey’s

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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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

Ten Tips for Camping with Toddlers

  |   May 25, 2010

You don’t have put outdoor adventures on hold when your kids are small. Just be prepared!


Camping Out Becomes a Way of Life

  |   May 3, 2010

A nature-loving Massachusetts couple hopes to inspire others with their backyard adventure

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