Outdoor Nation Awards
In support of the America's Great Outdoors initiative, these youth-led projects have been developed by young leaders who are passionate about the outdoors and who want to connect other young people to natural spaces...Outsiders helping Outsiders!
Tara Arthur & Matthew Browning - Appalachian Trail Expedition for Millennial Stars
Georgi Doepper - Introducing young people to the outdoors through a historical perspective utilizing Satratoga National Monument
Sierra Gladfelter - River Acts and Impacts course at Temple Univeristy
Craig Larcenaire - Veterans kayaking club at the Univeristy of West Virginia
Jessica Snyder - Women on the Water program in Pennsylvania
Emily Ellis - Introducing 7th grade science students to the outdoors by taking field trips to local National Parksin the DC area.
Hannah Madej - A Washington, DC high school Mt. biking club in partnership with the NPS National Capital Region
James King - Creating opportunities for young people in the Atlanta metro area
Valerie Kleinschmidt - The Gulf Coast Heritage Junior Trails Partnership seeks to engage young people throughout the Gulf region in active outdoor recreation
Jessa Madosky - Thomas University in Georgia will use local natural areas to teach students about conservation issues and to engage them in natural area restoration.
Meagan Mullens - Project Fusion will provide youth with a positive first- time experience outdoors in Florida
Jessica Brenner - Camp Winnebago project will enable Rockford, IL youth to connect,…
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