No Child Left Inside Virginia | Advancing Environmental Literacy in the Commonwealth

Virginia's No Child Left Inside Coalition (VANCLI) is a collaborative effort comprised of organizations from education, conservation, business, health care, outdoor sports, and other communities who believe rich outdoor learning opportunities tied to classroom instruction are important for preparing students for the 21st century workforce.

1,000 - The number of corporate logos the average child can recognize. 12 or fewer – The number of plants or animals the average child can recognize in his own backyard.
7+ hours – The amount of time the average American boy or girl spends each day in front of an electronic screen. 4 to 7 minutes – The amount of time the average American boy or girl spends each day in unstructured outdoor play. 68% - The number of individual Virginian voters who say they would support Virginia schools requiring students to learn essential facts about the environment.

Learn more about Nature Deficit Disorder and actions being taken to reconnect students to nature through the national No Child Left Inside Coalition.

Check out our Supporting Organizations or Join Our Effort.