Latest Outdoor education Stories

2009-04-13 13:02:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PE4life, the nation's leading advocate for quality health and wellness based physical education programs has partnered with two innovative programs -- Action Based Learning (ABL) and Project Adventure (PA) -- to improve the health and fitness of children across the country. PE4life and ABL have agreed to educate the other to deliver trainings and share philosophies.

2009-03-09 10:55:00

New Survey Shows Interpersonal Skills Development Most Significant Benefit from Teen Summer Adventure Programs SARASOTA, Fla., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ActionQuest and Lifeworks, the leading expedition-based teen summer program provider for over 30 years, today released results from their survey detailing the skills teens felt they acquired through participating in summer adventure programs.

2008-10-14 18:00:13

The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced five grants totaling more than $1 million to support a variety of environmental programs and organizations worldwide.

2008-10-04 00:00:23

By Jenny Stocks Teachers must be able to take their pupils on school trips without "fear of litigation", according to the Children's Secretary.

2008-10-03 15:00:14

By MEG HASKELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF AUGUSTA - Thirty years from now, a new generation of policymakers will be asked to make critical decisions about the fate of the world's remaining wetlands, forests and streams.

2008-10-01 15:00:50

BRIDGTON - Girl Scouts of Maine will host a Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Camp Pondicherry.

2008-10-01 03:00:08

By Moseley, Christine Utley, Juliana ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the environmental teaching efficacy and outcome-expectancy beliefs of elementary preservice teachers.

2008-09-30 10:35:00

A new generation has come of age since the first celebration of Earth Day in 1970. For this and future generations, environmental awareness is an important and burgeoning point of reference.

2008-09-29 00:00:30

Girls in the Dubuque area can learn more about Girl Scouts during an open registration night from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Westminster Presbyterian Church's Fellowship Hall, 2155 University Ave. The evening is conducted to recruit new girls and leaders, as well as to create new troops.

2008-09-15 18:00:18

By ANN S KIM For David Swardlick, there was no question that environmental practices would be key in choosing the location of a conference he is helping to organize. He insisted on maximizing the use of locally produced foods and minimizing waste that would go into landfills.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]