How long have you sat today? No, really, have you only gotten up to get a snack? Have you gotten up to play with the kids?  Those long spells on your behind cause a slew of health problems and keep us from really connecting with family and loved ones.

We want to help you get out of that man-made box you call a home or office and step outside more often. Our 3 easy steps move you off the couch into the great outdoors. What will you find there?  Everything you have ever dreamed of!  Ok can't promise that but you will find peace, adventure, clarity, and a family bond stronger than you could imagine.  Take that first step with us and you won't be sorry!

3 Easy Steps to Getting Outside

Find an Activity

Find an activity that is right for your family and goals.  If you don’t love the outdoors yet, we will find something to change your mind!

Learn a Skill

Learn the basics and gain the confidence you need to get outdoors.  If you know where you are going it is a lot easier to get there.

Join a Community

Connect with other families just like you to get tips and encouragement to keep you having fun outside.  It’s better together.

STEAM Homeschool Program

Get outside all year with our hands-on STEAM homeschool curriculum.  Science based lessons + integrated STEAM activities and challenges.

Upcoming Local Classes & Events

Don't Lose Your Kids in the Woods!

08/26/2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to keep kids FOUND when you head out as a family.

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Cellphone Outdoor Navigation

09/16/2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Every year thousands of people in Oregon get lost. With a smartphone in hand, you have a valuable GPS device. Learn how to use it!

Build a Wilderness Survival Kit

09/21/2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Explore the options for a wilderness survival kit and even build your own!

From the Blog

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Teaching Kids the Scientific Method

Have you ever put together a piece of furniture using instructions that were translated into English by someone who learned to speak English by reading a Sports Illustrated magazine from the 70’s?  Talk about confusing!  To many people, this is what they feel like when trying to read and use science. In a previous article, […]

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7 Kid Friendly Ideas for Small Backyards

Do you struggle to get your kids outside because you have a yard the size of a postage stamp?  Or maybe you don’t have a yard at all! Yeah, I remember those days.  The apartment with just a boring concrete balcony.  The community grass area that you CANNOT leave any toys on or the lawnmowing […]

The Death of Science

The smell alone was enough to alert the entire school that something VERY dead was close by.  As I rounded the corner, I saw a large group of students gathered around a locker plugging their noses and laughing.  The obvious pranksters were giving high fives in the background while the recipient of the grisly joke […]

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