101 Outdoor Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up

Be an adventurous kid! Conquer a rock wall, go ziplining, create a geocache at your favorite nature hangout, camp without a tent. Most importantly, get your hands dirty. 101 Outdoor Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up offers up season-by-season activities, games, and challenges to get kids ages 10-12 in the outdoors and loving it. A natural successor to Stacy’s previous Falcon book, The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book, 101 Outdoor Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up is the book you buy for your child or grandchild when s/he grows out of the other one. With scaled up activities and harder challenges, it’s perfect for that middle-age group of kids who aren’t little anymore, but haven’t yet hit those teenage years.

101 Outdoor Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up is the perfect book for adventurous kids and families. Inside, you’ll find 14 different chapters, filled with activities and ideas in categories like camping, gardening, hiking, traveling, biking, fishing, beaching, creating, and more.

This book is a successor to Stacy’s previous award-winning Falcon book, The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book. Yet the activities are scaled up and harder—making it perfect for that middle-age group of kids who aren’t little anymore and want to explore on their own. Written by a mother/son writing team, this book is unique because it has a kid’s perspective on every page. Jack’s Tips and Tricks make this book fun and relatable for all kids.    

Activities include conquer a rock wall, go ziplining, create a geocache at your favorite nature hangout, camp without a tent, invent your own S’more, grow a bird garden, and hike the Grand Canyon (plus 94 more). 101 Outdoor Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up will truly challenge kids to get outdoors and experience nature to the fullest.

Praise for 101 Outdoor Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up:

“You may not want to grow up until you’ve checked off each of these thoroughly marvelous outdoor adventures.” — Carmela LaVigna Coyle, author of the Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? picture book series.

“Nature’s magic keeps many of us young at heart. Children who use this book properly risk living a life so full of adventures they just might forget to ‘grow up.’” — Michael Oswald, author of Your Guide to the National Parks 

“I LOVE this book, and you will, too. The mother/son team is an exceptional idea, which in 101 Outdoor Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up, is brilliantly executed.” — Ken Leinbach, executive director of the Urban Ecology Center and author of Urban Ecology: A Natural Way to Transform Kids, Parks, Cities, and the World

“Lace your boots and come as you are! Stacy and Jack provide readers with activities that span the divide from “easy entry” to “epic adventure.” There’s an adventure waiting for every kid!” — Dawn Suzette Smith, co-author of Whatever the Weather

101 Outdoor Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up is an exceptional, innovate read for young learners! This is a must-have read for any home or classroom library!” — Joe “Mr. D” Dombrowski, 5th grade teacher and international educational speaker

About Stacy and Jack

Stacy Tornio has written more than a dozen books about nature, gardening, and the great outdoors, and she collaborated with her teenage son, Jack Tornio, on this book. They live in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and are always looking for new outdoor adventures.   S

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