Appalachian Mountain Club’s “Outdoors Rx” Director Honored at White House Event

Credt: Department of the Interior or Tami A. Heilemann, DOI

In recognition of the Appalachian Mountain Club’s (AMC) innovative new outdoor prescription program, The White House is honoring AMC’s “Outdoors Rx” Program Director, Pam Hess, as a “Champion of Change” for Engaging the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders. Ms. Hess is the Director of Youth Engagement and leads the Outdoors Rx program at the Boston-based AMC. As part of the Champions of Change program, The White House is recognizing heroes from across the country who are working to provide more opportunities for young people to play, learn, serve, and work outdoors. Hess has held a leadership role in youth outdoor education at AMC for the past 11 years, overseeing many of the organization’s outdoor initiatives for families, schools, and at-risk and urban youth. Read more >>

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