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Thu, Jun 15, 2006
This skills program is part one of a piece on kids in nature and wilderness. Specifically, why they need it and how to get them into it.
We hear comments by Richard Louv, author of the book, Last Child in the Woods, Saving our children from nature deficit disorder. Richard describes how today's children are being raised mostly indoors, or without contact with the wild and natural world.
Steve begins an interview with Scott Graham, author of the book, Extreme Kids, How to Connect with Your Children Through Today's Extreme (and Not So Extreme) Outdoor Sports. Scott talks about how parents can get their kids into the wilderness.
Next week, in part 2, Steve continues his interview with Scott, and we hear more from Richard Louv.