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

2/4/2011 // By Anne Cissel

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 >

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6 Common Nature Myths — Debunked

8/3/2010 // By Kate Hofmann

Advice to ignore while you’re enjoying the outdoors Read more >

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

6/30/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

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

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

6/30/2010 // By NWF

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 >

Get outdoors with American Girl and Saturday’s national campout

6/25/2010 // By NWF

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

6/24/2010 // By NWF

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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Survive the summer months with Be Out There’s new seasonal guide

6/18/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Take the pledge and access the free Summer Survival Guide www.beoutthere.org/pledge.
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One NWFer’s Vintage Great American Backyard Campout

6/3/2010 // By NWF

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.
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Gear Up: The Great American Backyard Campout Is June 26

5/28/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

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
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Ten Tips for Camping with Toddlers

5/25/2010 // By Carla Brown

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