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Let's Get Outside

We believe in the power of outdoor recreation and the value of a strong connection with nature.

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On the Road to Healthy Lifestyles

We support programs that seek to increase physical activity with the goal of fostering and modeling healthy lifestyles.

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Experience Challenge

Self-confidence grows from learning new skills, gaining new knowledge and successfully completing new endeavors.

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Our Focus is Youth

We strongly believe that rewarding recreational experiences can improve the lives of young people in need.

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Recent News

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We Need Nature and Recreation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 28, 2020

The arrival of coronavirus on our shores has resulted in an enormous upheaval of our everyday lives. It's never been more important for us to stay active and find respite outdoors. As an expert on the human health

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Laureus Virtual Training Camp

March 26, 2020

  Our colleagues at the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA are offering an important resource to providers of sports based youth development programs during these challenging coronavirus times.

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Children & Nature Network is FINDING NATURE during COVID-19

March 25, 2020

The Children & Nature Network (C&NN) is responding quickly during this time of great disruption from coronavirus. C&NN was co-founded by Richard Louv, NRF's 2019 Crawford Prize recipient. As advocates for the myriad of

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At A Glance

47K+

youth served

$1.76M

invested in youth recreation programs

45+

grants made

$18M

to 180+ organizations across the U.S. in the past decade