According to a new study by the
Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI), More Than S’mores (2014),
girls benefit immensely from time spent outdoors. Girls who regularly spend
time outdoors eclipse their peers who spend less time outdoors in environmental
stewardship, more readily seek challenges, and are better problem solvers—all important
traits in twenty-first century leadership.
Outdoor experiences are also particularly
beneficial to girls of...