Be Out There Sponsors and Partners

National Wildlife Federation collaborates with partners and sponsors to further the Be Out There mission and reconnect children with the great outdoors. Our alliance partners include a varied group of national associations and organizations that share our passion for getting children moving, playing and learning outdoors.

American Camp Association
The American Camp Association (ACA) is a community of camp professionals who, for 100 years, have joined together to share our knowledge and experience and to ensure the quality of camp programs. ACA believes that young people benefit emotionally, socially, physically, and spiritually from spending time in close contact with the natural world. This critical connection is essential to healthy development.

FamilyFun Magazine
Part of Meredith Corporation’s Parents Network of brands, FamilyFun magazine targets families with children under 12, has a rate base of 2.1 million and a total audience of 5.7 million (Source: 2011 Fall MRI). A trusted source for families, FamilyFun delivers real ideas for — and from — real families.

Kids Outdoors
Kids Outdoors, a free, registration-based online community from the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), helps families get outdoors close to home in the Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia areas. The site offers local expert advice and more than 100 outdoor activities, many close to public transportation, based on three new books from AMC, Outdoors with Kids Boston, Outdoors with Kids New York City, and Outdoors with Kids Philadelphia.

Association of Children's Museums
Building the capacity of children’s museums to serve as town squares for children and families where play inspires creativity for a lifelong learning.

First Book
Dedicated to providing new books to children in need to address the greatest barrier affecting literacy – access to books and reading materials. is the place for today's new generation of active, involved grandparents to find everything they need to get more fun, more smiles, and more memories out of the time they spend with their grandchildren.

Hope Worldwide
HOPEworldwide An international charity that changes lives by harnessing the compassion and commitment of dedicated staff and volunteers to deliver sustainable, high-impact and community based services to the poor and the needy.

North American Association of Environmental Education
North American Association of Environmental Education Promoting excellence in environmental education and serving environmental educators for the purpose of achieving environmental literacy in the next generation.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
An agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service is dedicated to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American People.

U.S. Forest Service
An agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands, and educates the public on the benefit of these resources.

A program of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute designed for families and communities to help children maintain a healthy weight.

Youth Service America
An international non-profit resource center working with thousands of organizations to expand the impact of the youth service movement and mobilize millions of young people between the ages of 5 and 25, from all backgrounds, to serve and lead.

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