Welcome! The early years are a time of discovery and exploration, and outdoor nature play is the perfect environment for this learning and growth to take place. Join us in celebrating outdoor play May 27-June 3, 2017 for Get Outside and Play Week!

Follow the links below to share your story and activities for Get Outside and Play Week. We have terrific prizes from generous sponsors. Everyone who share their family story will be eligible to win.


Tell us about how you plan on celebrating Get Outside and Play Week 2017! Attend a community event, organize your own or just get outside and play in your community or backyard. Share your activity and be entered to win fabulous prizes.

See the fabulous prizes we have on offer thanks to our generous sponsors!

Join other families to get outside and play! Events are being organized in several different communities. You can also organize your own!


Find resources, activities and other ideas for active, outdoor nature play.

Interested in learning more? Find the research and summaries of why children need to play outside in nature!


This event is an initiative for the province wide Get Outside and Play Early Childhood Network. Currently there are over 700 members working to get more young children, families and educators outside to play! Learn more about the network.