Kids Run the Nation Program Running…Well… Strong

The Road Runners Club of America’s Kids Run the Nation youth running program is running stronger than ever in helping kids put one foot after the other. The official youth running program of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA), Kids Run the Nation offers tools and resources for organizing youth running programs in schools, … Read more →

McNett Donates Gear to Help Get Kids Outdoors

Kids wanting to get outside just got a boost from outdoor gear manufacturer McNett, which recently donated $4,000 in equipment to the North Cascades Institute’s gear locker as a part of its Take a Kid Outside initiative. The gear will help get kids outdoors through youth programs like Mountain School and Youth Leadership Adventures, which … Read more →

Mountain Mama Announces Outdoor Family Gear Awards

Want a seal of approval for your kids products? Look no further than Mountain Mama’s Outdoor Family Awards, highlighting what it feels is the best in gear for outdoor families. Mountain Mama invited a panel of outdoor family bloggers to serve as scouts and judges for its annual award. To keep the process transparent, they … Read more →

The North Face/REI Announce 11-City Role Models Speaker Series to Get Kids Outside

Kids now have a chance to interact with role models to help them get outdoors. In partnership with REI, The North Face/REI recently announced an 11-City Role Models Speaker Series designed to give parents the advice and inspiration they need to get outside and active with their kids… Top athlete parents from The North Face, … Read more →

L.L.Bean Ups Commitment to Get Kids, Families Outdoors with Donations, Tips and New Courses

Celebrating its 100th anniversary, this year L.L.Bean will launch over 40 new course offerings through its popular Outdoor Discovery Schools to help get kids and families outside. Ranging from multiday expeditions to free clinics in the store, all programs are designed to help families discover new outdoor activities and learn fresh skills in outdoor recreation. … Read more →

Mush! Kids Dog Sledding Perfect Winter Activity for Families

Everyone knows that kids love sledding. They also love dogs. Combine the two, with a dose of clear, Colorado-blue skies, and you have the perfect family winter adventure. That’s what we found when we ventured out with Double T Kennels of Steamboat Springs, Colo., on a 10-mile dogsled trip in the Flat Tops national forest. … Read more →

Kelty Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Strollers

If you’re a proud parent who owns a Kelty swivel wheel stroller, take note: the company has issued a voluntary recall of its swivel wheel stroller due to occasional owners improperly installing the front wheel… “At Kelty, our primary concern is the safety of our customers,” says Brett Jordan, Kelty CEO. “We go to great … Read more →

Military Children Get Help Getting Outdoors

Military children are getting a helping hand in getting outdoors. On April 1, the Sierra Club, Blue Star Families, National Military Family Association, Armed Services YMCA and Outdoor Alliance for Kids are putting their best feet forward to help military children get outside by co-hosting the Celebration of the Military Child Outdoors, a group effort … Read more →

Mountain Mama Announces Winners of Inaugural Outdoor Family Award™

Now there are some accolades for companies helping women and children get outdoors. To honor companies in the outdoor industry who support women and families to get outside, Mountain Mama recently introduced its Outdoor Family Award™, with five categories including Outdoor Parent, Nursing Mama, Outdoor Baby, Outdoor Kid and Outdoor Pet. Following each Outdoor Retailer … Read more →

Keen, GeoPalz Partner Up to Get Kids Outdoors

GeoPalz has a new pal in its efforts to get kids and families outdoors. The kids pedometer company recently partnered with KEEN Footwear in an effort to get families outside with an exclusive gift program this holiday season… Starting Dec. 21 any KEEN footwear purchased on garners the customer a free KEEN-branded GeoPalz pedometer … Read more →