It's exciting to think of the day that a little kid will get to explore the world. We want to help share that dream, and make sure there are beautiful places to find.
Formed in late 2021 as a collective of outdoor groups, organizations, brands and enthusiasts throughout the Central Illinois region, the Illinois River Valley Outdoor Alliance (IRVOA) is on a mission to encourage, equip, guide and incentivize locals and visitors alike — regardless of age or ability — to experience the magic of the great outdoors.
As a founding member, Bethany is the Director of Outdoor Community and Outfitting
We are Outgrown (formerly Hike it Baby) creates opportunities and removes barriers to access so families with babies and young children can take their first steps outside. We believe all families have the right to connect with nature, benefit from spending time outdoors, and be inspired to a lifelong love of nature.
For our local Peoria Chapter, follow the group for local meetup dates.