Planet Earth Scouts

Sustainable Stewardship of Our Planet Earth

All age global network guided by values/principles systems/structures geared towards our transition to a healthy sustainable future!

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Started by Heidi Taylor in Introductions. Last reply by Waloo Aug 12, 2013.


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Hello from Kirkland, WA

Started by Faith DeBolt in Introductions May 5, 2011.

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Welcome to the Planet Earth Scouts Global Network!

This network is forming as an all age global Planet Earth Scouts community where groups all over the world can form around sustainable earth stewardship, earn Planet Earth Scout Badges, participate in the Children & Nature Network activities, implement the values and principles of the Earth Charter, and learn about many other great new systems/structures geared towards our transition to a healthy sustainable future!  

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Nature Rocks Summer Activities 2012

As you know Planet Earth Scouts loves the Children &…


Posted by Network Admin on August 5, 2012 at 1:22am

Forming our local group

(Image Copyright 2012 Kim Upton)


Today I sent out my first social media blast to drum up support for our new group. It will be exciting to see how it grows organically, and to meet other families who are interested in being a part of Planet Earth Scouts.…


Posted by Kimberly Upton on August 11, 2012 at 6:41am

4 Pillars of the Earth Charter Badges & Interdependent Tree of Sustainability

Earning badges is the number one fun activity for Planet Earth Scouts.  Planet Earth Scouts is about learning 'sustainable stewardship' and the 4 Pillars of the Earth Charter provide a framework to develop…


Posted by Network Admin on April 21, 2012 at 2:46am

Planet Earth Scouts - A Sustainable Stewardship Community!

After much discussion and member input Planet Earth Scouts has been chosen as this community networks new name.  Here is the first logo design that is member owned and creative commons licensed!



Posted by Network Admin on September 23, 2011 at 11:46pm


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Children & Nature Network Articles

E.O. Wilson Explains Why Parks and Nature Are Really Good for Your Brain

A man reads on the rocky shore of Rock E.O. Wilson, the famed Harvard biologist and conservationist known for his influential ideas about evolution, shares why spending time in nature is not only good for our health, but for our brains too. Thirty years ago, E.O. Wilson introduced the idea of biophilia, or the innate tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes, and now analyzes how it is useful in today's world.

Top Projects: Washburn Center for Children

The new playground at new Washburn Center for Children in Minneapolis Washburn Center for Children needed a bigger location to serve 2,700 children annually. Lead Designer Mohammed Lawal, of Lawal Scott Erickson Architects, found inspiration in Richard Louv's book “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder,” and focused on natural light and spaces. The 2.5 acre site now houses gardens, green space, and a brand new whimsical playground.

Outdoor Play Areas Rolled Out Across South Australia to Promote Nature to Preschoolers

Premier Jay Weatherill helps plant a tree in the Sturt Street Children's Centre's outdoor play area. Youth in South Australia will now be able to interact with nature thanks to a $6 million Government program. The money is being distributed to preschools across the state, and the program will develop 20 new outdoor play areas within the next four years.



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