National Geographic Kids Teams Up with Second Lady Jill Biden to Encourage Young Photographers




National Geographic Kids Teams Up with Second Lady Jill Biden to Encourage Young Photographers

10 winning photos to be displayed for a month at Vice President’s Residence in Washington, D.C.


In an exclusive interview with National Geographic Kids Insiders, Dr. Jill Biden, the Second Lady of the United Staes, shared her excitement for the My Shot program (a moderated photography program for kids). In Go Adventure Magazine, we’ve shared lots of great photography tips on teaching children photography.

For me, teaching children photography is a great way to make the outdoors a blank canvas for creativity.  The My Shot program is a great way to get kids involved in photography.

NGKInsider: What can children do to make a difference? 

Dr. Biden: They can be involved in their community and address problems that they see by helping with community projects. They can serve meals to the homeless, help the military, provide aid for national disasters and around the world. Creating their awareness of the world around them, for example talking about the refugee crisis in Syria makes all the difference.

I love that she believes in children and that kids can make a difference.

These 10 lucky winners will be on display at the VP’s residence in DC:

Ben Alperovitz, 9, Lincoln, Massachusetts


Ann Basu, 17, Los Angeles, California

Jordana Collins, 15, Richmond, Virginia


Lauren Davies, 15, Spotsylvania, Virginia

Anna DePaulis, 15, Flat Rock, Michigan

Elias Harris, 11, Moorhead, Minnesota

Caroline Herzog, 13, Wakefield, Massachusetts

Kristin Jenkins, 13, Dayton, Ohio

Elanor Jorgenson, 17, Lincoln, Nebraska

Hannah Schroter, 16, Huntersville, North Carolina

To view the images on display in the Vice President’s Residence and other amazing photos, visit http://kids-myshot.nationalgeographic.com/.


Aren’t these great images? Be sure to share these with your kids!

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Kathy Dalton
Go Adventure Mom’s found, Kathy Dalton, launched Go Adventure Mom in 2012 in an effort to bring women together that love travel and the outdoors. As a former ski instructor, Kathy has taken her love for outdoor recreation and through the power of social media has created a platform to share her passion with the world. As a mom of three, Kathy loves to share her family adventures in Utah, cross-country skiing up Millcreek Canyon, skiing in the Wasatch Mountains, camping in Grand Teton National Park and camping in the Uintas. Kathy has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Parents and Parenting magazine. Kathy is a regular contributor to Visit Salt Lake and is a tip contributor on TripAdvisor.
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