Take Me Outside Day

Take Me Outside Day Quick Facts

2022 DateOctober 26, 2022
2023 DateOctober 25, 2023
Take Me Outside Day

Take Me Outside Day History

Take Me Outside Day seeks to promote the outdoors. This day aims to raise awareness about the need for children and youth to spend time outside. It seeks to implement outdoor learning as part of a school curriculum. It encourages children to find a balance between spending time inside and out. This day hopes to encourage outside learning and a distancing from screens such as computers and phones.

Take Me Outside Day was founded in 2011 by YMCA director Colin Harris. It is observed annually near the end of October.

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Take Me Outside Day Facts

  • Over 225,000 students participated in Take Me Outside Day in 2020.
  • More than 3,300 schools across Canada participated in Take Me Outside Day in 2020.
  • As of 2021, 2,265 teachers across Canada made the commitment to have outdoor learning at least once a week for the rest of the school year.

Take Me Outside Day Top Events and Things to Do

  • Participate in the Take Me Outside Day learning challenge. The challenge is simple and fun. It encourages outdoor learning, networking, and community building. There is even a change to win a $300 gift card.
  • Go hiking or camping. Enjoy the outdoors with friends and family today.
  • Watch a video showcasing 2020's Take Me Outside Day.

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