Sample Questions:


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?


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