Go Outside and Play!

Michael DeYoung
Don’t let ours be the last generation to love wild places! Join our campaign to Go Outside and Play!

Take the pledge to Go Outside and Play!

More than ever, children and adults are losing touch with wilderness. Yet, we know that interactions with nature are one of the most powerful factors in molding future conservationists.

Video: Richard Louv from the Children and Nature Network and author of the book Last Child in the Woods explains why getting outdoors is important.

VideoActress Wendie Malick from Hot in Cleveland and Just Shoot Me takes the pledge to Go Outside and Play! Will you join her?

Take the pledge to Go Outside and Play!

Make your pledge to Go Outside and Play! and bring friends and family with you. You'll be joining thousands of wilderness supporters who are pledging to go outside and play this spring. And, we’ll enter you to win a John Denver tribute CD just for promising to get outdoors! 

Tips for getting outdoors and into wilderness

If you’re not sure where to begin, we’ve compiled some wild ideas to kick-start your next wilderness adventure

It all starts with taking one simple step out the door and into wilderness.