We’ve all had some sort of meaningful connection to the outdoors-it’s part of our intrinsic makeup. We are pulled to discover, explore, find and create relationships with the natural world. Maybe it was making mud pies with the boys on the playground, searching the lawn for four-leafed clovers, attending camp in the summer. Through outdoor play, young girls begin to form a sense of wonder and the confdence they need to continue their personal and physical growth.
Written by Dustin Eshelman
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