Combine Your Cookout with Campout this Summer for Twice the Fun!
The Great American Backyard Campout is just over a week away and the National Wildlife Federation wants to help you and your family make the most of it. For all you backyard barbequers out there, we have the tips and tools you need to take your cookout up a notch by turning it into a [...]Read full story
Let’s Go Campin’!
Onboard yet with the Great American Backyard Campout? Ready to set up camp with us on June 22? Well, even if you’re still on the fence, the National Wildlife Federation has some great ideas to make for a great camping experience, and remember you only have to go as far as your own backyard to [...]Read full story
What’s so great about getting kids outside?
Before we explain why kids need to get outside more, let’s first take a look at how much today’s children are really spending outside in unstructured play. Today’s children are spending half as much time outdoors as their parents did just 20 years ago. According to a recent study by the University of Michigan, the [...]Read full story
What is this Great American Backyard Campout?
Great question! The Great American Backyard Campout was created by the National Wildlife Federation to help reconnect kids of all ages with nature and the great outdoors. Embarking on its 9th year, the Great American Backyard Campout is part of the National Wildlife Federation’s Be Out There movement and is an integral part of our [...]Read full story
Take Your Family Cookout to the Next Level
Father’s Day is fast approaching, and whether the father(s) in your life prefer the indoors or the out, there is one place most find comfort: the backyard grill. Perhaps it’s a primal instinct to provide food for the family, or maybe it is the thrill of standing over an open flame (insert caveman chest punching…and [...]Read full story