OAK's e-newsletter Jan/Feb 2015
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Warm Welcome to OAK's Newest Members

1 Million+ Youth to Parks in President's Budget

Learn More About the 21CSC

Got Gear?

New Videos from American Canoe Association
February 8-11: The Corps Network Conference, Washington, DC
February 10: Full Meeting of the Partnership for the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps, Washington, DC
February 24: OAK Q1 Full Partnership Call (2:00pm ET) - Members Only
April 7-9: Children & Nature Network 2015 Conference, Austin, TX
May 16: National Park Trust's Kids to Parks Day
Do you represent a business or non-profit organization committed to getting kids and youth outdoors? Consider becoming a member!
Warm Welcome to OAK's Newest Members
The Girl Scouts of the USA and TYO (Transforming Youth Outdoors have joined OAK.

Girl Scouts' extensive 103 year history of serving girls has always included the outdoors as a pivotal part of the Girl Scout experience. Today's programming encourages environmental awareness and stewardship, as well as providing increased access to the outdoors for girls of all backgrounds

TYO is creating a movement to engage young people in transformative outdoor experiences by providing best practices, tools and support to individuals and organizations working towards getting youth outdoors.

Learn more about becoming a member of OAK!
1 Million+ Youth to Parks in President's Budget
In his budget request to Congress, President Barack Obama calls for connecting over a million urban youth to national public lands every year.
Learn More About the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps
The Partnership for the 21CSC is meeting on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, from 2:30-4:30pm in Washington, DC. We're expecting announcements from the White House, Congress, key federal agencies and the private sector. Then, participants will engage in sessions on key 21CSC topics around funding, agency opportunities, Corpsmember support, and outreach. Click here to register. NOTE: no need to register if you're already participating in The Corps Network's annual conference.
Got Gear?
The Outdoors Empowered Network just completed a successful summit to grow opportunities to train and provide gear to youth program providers.
New Videos from American Canoe Association
​OAK member ACA has just released several new animated videos teaching safe paddling practices.


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