Start out with a location close to your home and consider visiting one of our partner organizations for a guided experience. Nature includes urban parks or greenspaces as well as wilderness. Begin with a place that works for you.Our Partners
Prepare for possible changes in weather including rain and cooling temperatures by taking a rain jacket and/or warmer layers. Closed-toed shoes are a plus!
Explore, take your time, and let children notice things about their surroundings. We have plenty of activities to jump start your adventures. Keep your expectations low and be realistic about what you can accomplish on a given day.
Share your experience on social media using #takeachildoutside or uploading a picture to our website.
North Carolina Snake FAQ
Poison Ivy and Imposters
For information about venomous animals or poisonous plants that may live in your area, consult your local Poison Control Center.