10 Titles for National Get Outdoors Day

Posted on June 9, 2023

by Patrick C

June 10th is National Get Outdoors Day! It’s finally starting to feel like real summer, and now’s the time to get out and enjoy the nature and wildlife around you. It’s easy to forget just how nice it is to be able to walk out your door without two coats and three pairs of socks. Don’t take it for granted! Try out some of the activities from the resources below and find yourself a new summer hobby or learn some outdoor skills! Don’t be deceived, these activities and resources can be entertaining (and challenging) for all ages.

Wilderness Adventure Camp: Essential Outdoor Survival Skills for Kids

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The Secret Signs of Nature: How to Uncover Hidden Clues in the Sky, Water, Plants, Animals and Weather

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The Wild World Handbook: How Adventurers, Artists, Scientists -and You- Can Protect Earth’s Habitats

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The Wild World Handbook: Creatures: How Adventurers, Artists, Scientists -and You- Can Protect Earth’s Animals

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Midwest Foraging: 115 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Burdock to Wild Peach

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Geocaching Handbook


If you’re interested in birding, maybe you’d like to check out 10 Books to Get Kids Excited About Birding.

If you want more about stargazing, check out our Books and Telescopes blog.

You also might want to become a user of iNaturalist, a community driven nature observation platform.

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