Learn more about WYP in the world
Nature connection is headline news. WYP is part of a global movement to reconnect children to nature. Read articles, videos, interviews and webinars that focus on the benefits of time outdoors for children (and the rest of us).
Nature Connection in the News
- Bilingual report — Wilderness Youth Project Adds New Board Members Amigos805, August 2022
- Service Above Self SB News-Press, June 2022
- TVSB - 805 Focus Interview with Nonprofit Kinect, June 2022
- Network of Care Awards Grants for Addressing Toxic Stress in Youth Noozhawk, September 2021
- Wilderness Youth Project welcomes new board members, SB News-Press, July 2021
- WYP serving St. George Community Center during Covid in Noozhawk, March 2021
- Great article about WYP during COVID in the Independent, January 2021
- Wilderness Youth Project Featured as part of the Giving List Montecito Journal, Fall 2020
- Wilderness Youth Project Receives Major Funding And Matching Challenge Grant Noozhawk, September 2020
- Wilderness Youth Project Grows Up (Cover Story), SB Independent (Spanish Version)
- Wilderness Youth Project takes Children into Santa Barbara County’s Glorious Outdoors for Lessons that will Last a Lifetime SB Family & Life Magazine Dec. 2017
- Ben Romo: Dan Fontaine has Wilderness Youth Project Connecting Children, Nature Noozhawk Dec. 2017
- Outdoor Education a Plus for Lessons in Science and Language Arts SB Independent Nov. 2017
- No Child Left Inside: the Movement Needs an Epicenter Huffington Post Oct. 2017
- Wilderness Youth Project Launches “Bridge to Nature” Community Fundraising Campaign Santa Barbara Seasons Sept. 2017
- EarthEd Rethinking Education on a Changing Planet David Sobel Island Press 2017
- “Wilderness Youth Project Now Enrolling for School Year Programs” Noozhawk, Aug. 2016
- “The S.B. Questionnaire: Dan Fontaine” Santa Barbara Independent, July 2016
- Wilderness Youth Project to Launch Early Childhood Program Noozhawk, April 2016
- “How to Grow an Outdoor Kid” White Ledge Outdoor Journal Spring 2016
- “The Call of the Wild” Santa Barbara Sentinel, Jan/Feb. 2015
- “For Many Wilderness Youth Project Kids, Time in Nature a Transformative Experience — Inside and Out” Noozhawk, Dec. 2014
- “Wilderness Youth Project Maps Virtual Giving Campaign to Fuel 2015 Programs” Noozhawk, Nov. 2014
- “Wilderness Youth Project Fosters a Nature Connection with Kids” Noozhawk Nov. 2014
- “The Wilderness Youth Project, Beyond the Classroom” Santa Barbara Seasons (www.sbseasons.com), 2006
- “Trail Quest: Wilderness Youth Project” James Wapotich, Songs of the Wilderness, March 2012.
- “The Great Outdoors: Wilderness Youth Project…” Amy Asman, Santa Maria Sun, January 2012.
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Nature Connection on the Web
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