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3 Fun Games for an Outdoor Summer Party

5/16/2011 // By Guest Author

Don’t opt for another expensive indoor party. Throw an outdoor birthday bash!


Summertime First Aid: Heat-Related Illnesses

8/27/2010 // By Guest Author

Tips to beat the heat and keep your cool

Summertime First Aid: Poison Plants

8/9/2010 // By Guest Author

Defend your family from the “itchy plants” — poison ivy, poison sumac, and poison oak


Beach Activities for Kids of All Ages

6/30/2010 // By Kate Hofmann

Beyond sandcastles: Tips to get more from your time at the shore

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.

Summer of Solutions

6/11/2010 // By Courtney Cochran

As summer heats up students across the country are not slowing down. Once again, this summer, hundreds of youth activists are creating “solutions” in their communities as a part of localized “Summer of Solutions” projects. Summer of Solutions was started …

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.


Sun Safety Tips for Summer

5/25/2010 // By Guest Author

Defend yourself from harmful rays when you head outdoors


6 Reasons You Don’t Go Outside—And How To Get Over Them

3/1/2010 // By Anne Cissel

Does a small voice inside of you tell you that you shouldgo outside more? Maybe you’ve noticed that the kids are calmer and happier after a walk. Or you learned that lack of sunlight can lead to Vitamin D deficiency. Or maybe you …

Outdoor Kids: Digging

9/2/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Whether you’re searching for sand crabs, or planting a flower, digging is a great way to explore the outdoors.