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About KIN


The mission of Kids in Nature (KIN) is to provide an educational and nurturing learning experience to inspire youth to appreciate wildlife and practice environmental respect and conservation, while enjoying North Carolinas natural resources and animals.” 

Why KIN?

Think back to some of your most vivid, exhilarating, and raw experiences as a child. What role did nature play? The relationships that our kids develop with nature are critical in preserving, conserving, and maintaining North Carolina’s rich natural resources. Yet all too often, technology and sedentary learning and play keep kids out of the natural world.

At Kids In Nature (KIN), we believe in investing in children, and we believe in the power of nature in igniting positive environmental, social, psychological, spiritual, and health outcomes. We aim to share our passion and appreciation for wildlife, environmental respect, and conservation of North Carolina’s natural resources. We want to get all children outside to learn, play, explore, and enjoy the timeless traditions that we have grown love – fishing, gardening, farming, animal raising, wilderness exploration, boating, camping, hiking, hunting, and more.