California Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights


Mission
To encourage California's children to participate in outdoor recreational activities and discover their heritage.

Reason
Numerous studies have shown that children who participate in outdoor recreational activities are healthier, do better in school, have better social skills and self-image, and lead more fulfilled lives.

Objective
Every child in California should, by the end of their 14th year, have the opportunity to experience each of the activities listed within the California Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights.


Outdoor Bill of Rights: Every Kid's Life List

The California Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights believes that every child should have the right to:

    Play in a safe place
    Explore nature
    Learn to swim
    Go fishing
    Follow a trail
    Camp under the stars
    Ride a bike
    Go boating
    Connect with the past
    Plant a seed