Outdoor Recreation Idea of the Day, January 10, 2011

NPS Director Jon Jarvis Wins Quote of the Day: Parks and Health

January 10, 2011 (Washington, DC) - From October 14's Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, in an article about the "Let's Move Outside, Junior Rangers" program at Johnstown Flood National Memorial:

"Young people inspire us; we want to help them be vigorous and curious for life. It starts with family fun. National parks are amazing places where exercise is disguised as adventure, and we sneak in some learning, too," National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis said.

Way to go, Jon!

The full article from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review can be read here.

Outdoor Recreation Idea of the Day is inspired by the President's America's Great Outdoors Initiative to connect Americans to the outdoors and its IdeaJam blog. ARC’s submissions to the blog can be found if you click here. Additional ideas that have been submitted to IdeaJam can be found in our September 2010 newsletter, which is here.