Outdoors and Nature

Connecting Kids and Nature

National Wildlife Federation.

Check out this Web site for resources, tools, and curricula that will help parents, teachers, and youth organizations incorporate regular outdoors time into children’s lives through learning and play.


Schoolyard Habitats

National Wildlife Federation.

Get assistance from the National Wildlife Federation in developing outdoor classrooms (Schoolyard Habitats), where educators and students learn how to attract and support local wildlife.


Trees for Wildlife Program

National Wildlife Federation.

Organize tree plantings for your school or community, and check out information on engaging hands-on activities to help children learn about the importance of trees. Apply to receive free native trees for your community.


Forest Service Kids

United States Forest Service

This Web site provides students, parents, and teachers with youth-geared information and resources to encourage more kids to go outdoors by having fun, being healthy, and learning more about nature.


PA community: Resources for Getting Outdoors

Outdoors Alliance for Kids.

Search for nearby outdoor activities with these resources for getting outdoors.