Green time vs Screen time
"Children who play outside are more physical active, more creative in their play, less aggressive and show better concentration"
"Today average kid spend less time playing outside daily than is mandated for our max security prisoner"
By promoting community integration, relationship building, and life-skills development activities through outdoor recreation, Y.O.R.S. will provide the platform to help youth develop and nurture their physical, emotional and intellectual selves. This will enhance their relationship and confidence in the surrounding natural environment.
Y.O.R.S HAS FUNDED OVER 100 HOURS OF GREEN TIME FOR KIDS
Have an idea how to get kids outside? But need help?
The Youth Outdoor Recreation Society subsidizes the cost of outdoor programs for local youth groups. We accept applications for funding requests year-round. All applicants must meet the following requirements for funding eligibility:
Public or private run: schools, community, youth groups, non-for profit organizations;
Projects that aligned with Y.O.R.S. mission and standards;
For schools: Funds allocated have to been agreed from the school.