• Janice Oliver-Iraci, Executive Director

Outdoor Learning benefits

Data is now rolling in to validate what many outdoor enthusiasts have known for long...nature heals.


We all know that mental health has taken on a new priority- due to unfortunate circumstances that made it hard to ignore. What many did not know at first is that just being outside in nature can heal trauma and give children (and adults) tools to use for recuperation.

Mood generally improves - overall, for those who spend even 10 minutes outside daily

Trauma and mental health conditions often coexist, and so whether a child has ADHD, is on the spectrum, or is homeless, they can still reap the same benefits from that time in "green." In fact, studies have shown that mood generally improves - overall, for those who spend even 10 minutes outside daily.


Reading this article will give you a little insight about one of the latest studies...


https://www.childrenandnature.org/research/making-outdoor-learning-a-regular-part-of-school-curricula-could-be-an-inexpensive-way-to-improve-childrens-psychological-wellbeing/

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