Monday Oct 11, 2021

Ginny Yurich - 1000 Hours Outside, Part 1 - Best of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast!

Join Yvette Hampton as she talks with Ginny Yurich, founder of 1000 Hours Outside about the importance and benefits of getting our families outside, even in the changing weather. You will no-doubt be encouraged by this informative and possibly life-changing conversation!

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Interview with Ginny Yurich - 1000 Hours Outside - Outdoor Activities for Homeschoolers

Watch this full interview with Ginny Yurich on the Schoolhouse Rocked YouTube Channel.


Ginny Yurich is a Michigan homeschooling mother of five and the founder of 1000 Hours Outside. She is a thought-leader in the world of nature-based play and its benefits for children. One of her top priorities is to inspire parents to invest in spending time in God’s creation with their children. Her 1000 Hours Outside Challenge spans the globe and many people from all walks of life look to her for inspiration as well as practical tips on how to put down the screens and get outside. Ginny has a BS in Mathematics and a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Michigan and is also a speaker, author and illustrator. Her children’s book, The Little Farmhouse in West Virginia was published in February, 2019 and her next book comes out in the fall of 2021.


Recommended Resources:

Ginny’s Website:

Ginny’s Book: The Little Farmhouse in West Virginia


Books Mentioned:

Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All In Your Head, Second Edition

There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom's Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids


The Importance of Outdoor Play - Aby Rinella


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Podcast Topics: Ginny Yurich, Outdoor Play, 1000 Hours Outside, Education, Physical Fitness, Mind, Body, Health, Play, School, Homeschooling, Family

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