May 12, 2015
A Vote in Favor of the Free Range Kids Movement—and How to Give It a Try
By Kids Outdoors
Here is a challenge for you parents of kids age 8 or older: The next time you are out on errands, stop by the local park and let your kids run around and play. Then leave them there.
Read more »

April 20, 2015
America’s National Parks are getting a lot of welcome attention right now, due to the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary in 2016.
April 10, 2015
Kids are naturally curious, as any parent knows, and one great way to encourage their curiosity, while also having a lot of fun, is to participate in a citizen science project.

Sort By:
Most Recent »
Most Popular »
Ages 9-12 (79)
Ages 5-8 (77)
Getting Started (59)
Ages 0-4 (52)
Things To Do (51)


Tip of the Day

Ask your kids to sit quietly outside, close their eyes, and listen to the different sounds around them for a set time (try one minute). How many sounds did they hear? Were they all made by people?

Blog Roll

© 2015 Appalachian Mountain Club | 5 Joy Street, Boston, MA, 02108
About | Privacy Policy | Contact Us