Partners


Go All-In on Black Friday by Choosing to #OptOutside News / Partners

In 2015, REI sparked conversation – and a larger movement – when they made the shocking announcement that they would not only close their stores on the Friday after Thanksgiving, but that they would also pay their 12,000+ employees to essentially play outside that day instead. The idea was to encourage people to skip the traditional shopping rush on what’s become known as “Black Friday”...

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PC: US Forest Service Learning / Partners

Spring is here! Wildflower super blooms are blanketing deserts, native gardens are in full bloom, and our pollinator friends are happy. But there is a need to create year-round gardens and landscapes to help bees, butterflies, birds, bats and other pollinators thrive as their native landscapes are threatened. Planting a pollinator garden can be a fun project and can provide a great learning opportunity for...

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SAVE THE DATE: National Public Lands Day, September 24, 2016! Partners / Webinars & Events

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is largest, single day volunteer effort for public lands. This is a fee-free day for all federal lands and many state parks to encourage people to join in and spend a day outdoors. Whether you are volunteering or simply enjoying one of the many outdoor activities available, we encourage you to celebrate National Public Lands Day. Quick Links: Interested in...

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TYO Launches New Resources Developed For The Every Kid In A Park Initiative News / Partners

Starting on September 1st all 4th graders and their families will once again be eligible to get FREE admission to national parks and other federal lands and waters. Now in it’s second year, the Every Kid in a Park initiative, continues to support President Obama’s commitment that every American has the opportunity to experience and enjoy our nation’s special outdoor spaces. TYO has partnered with...

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TYO Partner Spotlight: The North Face Partners

TYO would not be possible without the generous financial support of The North Face.  As part of its mission to start a global movement of Outdoor Exploration, The North Face became a founding sponsor of TYO in addition to introducing The Explore Fund in 2010. The Explore Fund has since provided more than $1.5 million in U.S. grants to more than 300 non-profit organizations committed...

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2105 Camp Crew! Partners

Several national organizations and initiatives are now using the TYO platform to help strengthen and develop their programs. Our newest partner is the Natural Leaders Network. The Natural Leaders Network is an initiative of TYO founding partner The Children and Nature Network and is focused on empowering a worldwide youth movement to strengthen the bond between children and nature. The movement involves youth in all environments, from...

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