Nowhere are children more free and full of imagination than when they are outdoors. Unfortunately, in our society, time outdoors has become somewhat of a luxury. Many parents are looking for experiences for their children that reconnects them with nature. Growing Up Wild is doing exactly this, with a special focus on honoring diversity and making these experience accessible to all who are interested. In this interview I speak with Growing Up Wild founder Ismael Cruz about what inspired him to facilitate outdoor education for local youth.