Please just use these questions as inspiration! This is not an interview; it’s a conversation. Listen, respond and go wherever the conversation leads you!
-What is your earliest memory of being outside?
-How would you describe a perfect day when you were young?
-What was your favorite place to be outside when you were a child?
-Did you like spending time outdoors?
-What kinds of games did you used to play outside?
-Did you ever get hurt when you were playing outside?
-What is something that you were really good at when you were you?
-How did you parents interact with the outdoors when you were young?
-What is your favorite family memory outside?
-Did you have a garden when you were growing up?
-What do you miss the most about being a child?
-Did you get in trouble a lot when you were young?
-Can you remember what you used to do during recess?
-Did you spend time outside when you were a teenager?
-Were you happy as a child and as a teenager?
-Do you think that your children and grandchildren spend as much time outdoors as you did?
-Do you like spending time outdoors now?
-Do you spend as much time outside as you’d like to? Why or why not?
-How has the world changed since you were young?
-What do you do for a living? Why?
-What did you think you were going to be when you grew up?
-Are you happy with the way that your life has turned out?
-What would you go back and do differently if you had it all to do over?