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Great American Backyard Campout

Kid Spending a Year in a Tent Fosters Environmental Identity

Keith Peterman | Posted 08.17.2013 | Green
Keith Peterman

Let's face it--most kids prefer screen time to sleeping outside in thunderstorms and frigid temperatures. I sat down with the Kid in the Tent to learn more about the "what" and "why" of his adventure.

Kick Off Your Summer With The Great American Backyard Campout

Posted 06.07.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jenn Savedge: Think your family might enjoy camping but afraid to take the plunge into the wilderness? Why not start o...

Group Says Kids Should Turn Off The TV And Go Camping In Your Backyard

Posted 10.14.2011 | Green

With the current state of the economy, many of us may be skipping big vacations or expensive outdoors trips this summer. But quality time with family ...

The Great American Backyard Campout

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

I would much rather stay in a tent than in a bad hotel. And I love the taste of food cooked over a wood fire. I'll tell you on Friday about how I cook trout over a fire. But in the meantime, you might want to start planning your campout.