7.5

Hours the average teen spends with digital technology per day

4-7

Minutes the average child spends a day in unstructured outdoor play

1/3

More than one-third of today’s adolescents are overweight or obese.

NC Day trips guide!

Click here to view our new NC Day Trips Guide. We have ideas from the mountains to the coast and everywhere in between. 

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Complete A task. Earn a Patch.

When you complete any of our featured tasks, you’ll qualify to receive a limited edition patch. For each completed task, youth under the age of 16 will receive the patch for free.

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Our Goal. Get More Kids OutsiDE.
Since being established in 2015, we have continuously worked to provide access to the outdoors for kids of all ages and backgrounds.

Make a donation.
Receive a Free gift.

Make a donation of $50 or more to the Outdoor Heritage Advisory Council (OHAC), and we will send you this OHAC embroidered garment washed twill cap as a token of our thanks.

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EXPERIENCE

Outdoor play is important to a child’s brain health and mental well-being.

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ENCOUNTER

Outdoor adventures await: hunting, fishing, bird watching, canoeing, hiking and more.

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EXPLORE

Outdoor play can help in preventing childhood obesity.

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