On Monday, Governor Jay Inslee announced that $1.3 million of funding will be provided for the No Child Left Inside grant.
According to the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office, this will give over 14,000 children the chance to explore Washington parks, forest, and outdoor recreational places across the state.
The funding for the grant was awarded by the state's Parks and Recreation Commission, and will focus on outdoor educational and recreational programs for youths in low-income families. It will help kids spend over 1 million hours outside, doing activities like hiking, kayaking and rock climbing.
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