Nature Action Collaborative for Children (NACC) is dedicated to re-connecting children with the natural world and providing nature education resources to enrich their daily lives.
Nature Explore is dedicated to assisting children and families “develop a profound engagement with the natural world, where nature is an integral, joyful part of children's daily learning." Nature Explore provides educators, designers, and families research-based resources and play space design consultations to bring nature back into children's daily lives.
Children & Nature Network and ecoAmerica founded Nature Rocks in 2009, a national program to facilitate families in playing and exploring nature together. Nature Rocks hosts a website where parents can learn that “playing and exploring in nature is an essential ingredient for family bonding and for raising happier, healthier, and smarter children.”
John Thompson, a native of Winifred, was pleased to offer 3,000 toys out of his 5,000 piece collection of Tonka Toys to the Winifred Museum making it one of the largest collections of Tonka Toys in the world.
Women in Toys (WIT) is a professional mentoring and networking organization for women and men within the toy, entertainment, and licensing industries. As a global organization, they support and celebrate their achievements in the toy industry.
The World Waterpark Association (WWA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the safety and profitability of the waterpark industry.