Since 2005, thousands of people from across the nation have come together the fourth Saturday of June to participate in the Great American Backyard Campout in support of Great Outdoors Month. This annual nationwide event is designed to promote the benefits of camping as a way to connect people with nature and to help the National Wildlife Federation reach its goal of getting kids outside.
This Saturday, June 28, 2014, join with thousands of people across the nation as they gather in their backyards, neighborhoods, communities and parks to take part in an the Great American Backyard Campout, an annual event that provides a fun-filled evening for all generations to get outside and connect with nature.
Don’t want to camp alone in your backyard? Find a list of Great American Backyard Campout events that are open to the public (note that there are none here on Long Island, but one in Connecticut that isn’t too far).