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Lawson Foundation Outdoor Play Strategy Final Report

Cross-Sectoral Connections, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Health, Wellbeing & Development, Loose Parts Play, Policy, Practice, Report, Research, Research & Data Collection
About This Project

The Lawson Foundation’s Outdoor Play Strategy is an integral part of their strategic direction and guides their efforts in exploring how outdoor play supports the healthy development of Canadian children and youth. They initially invested $2.7 million in 14 core projects, which grew to $4.5 million in related grants. Through a third-party evaluation, the Lawson Foundation released a summary report of insights and lessons learned from the Outdoor Play Strategy projects, highlighting the most relevant findings such as the importance of building capacity for adults to support outdoor play, learning from community implementation models, and informing or influencing policy.


Read the full report here.