Saturday, June 11, 2011, will mark the third consecutive year of National Get Outdoors Day. Also known as GO-Day, the specially designated day encourages people everywhere to get outside and reconnect with nature.
Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the United States, as the average child spends 7.5 hours per day in front of a screen. To combat inactivity, GO-Day is an outgrowth of Get Outdoor USA! Last year, over 25,000 families and children participated in GO-Day events. Whether you decide to take a far away trip to explore the outdoors or simply venture out to a local park, get active.
If you are a first time visitor or a returning outdoor enthusiast, be sure to look into special events and discounts! If you are searching for a GO-Day event or participating location in your area, click here to find your state. This year, there are a total of 96 locations across the country participating.
Each location will provide a variety of activities, both educational and informational. Visitors can learn how to pitch a tent, go geocaching, go fishing and more. Other locations will also have information focusing on sustainability, nutrition and the environment. Get the whole scoop here and plan your day.
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