6 Ways to Close the Gap Between Kids and Nature

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Get Organized

Hiking or camping is a little overwhelming to a lifelong city dweller. If you want to get your kids outdoors, but have little experience with tents, forests and campfires, don't go it alone. Join a nature club or sign up for classes. The Nature Conservancy gives great tips on starting a nature club and even offers a four-week internship for high school students to work and learn with scientists in a natural setting.