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Episode Schedule

Oct 05/06, 2019 (ITO 1703) Getting Families Fishing
What happens when two kids messing with their cell phones in class get assigned a summer school mission… to go fishin’? They discovery a combination of outdoor lessons about friends, family, boating safety, fish biology, and exploring our National Forests.

Oct 12/13, 2019 (ITO 1702) The Science of Modern Biofuels
In this show, you’ll discover how science and technology can convert corn, corn oil, beef fat and even used French-fry grease into modern biofuels. Learn how engineers convert the stored energy in a kernel of corn into high-octane fuel that makes your engine run smoother while reducing the percentage of greenhouse gas from your exhaust.

Oct 19/20, 2019 (ITO 1704) America’s Hunter Legacy
America’s Hunter Legacy explores the history of hunting in North America and the evolution of “wildlife conservation”… including how it’s funded through regulated hunting and fishing.

Oct 26/27, 2019 (ITO 1905) Clovis Kids Cookoff
What begins as an anthropology assignment at the mammoth museum turns into a cave-man discovery cookoff where the kids learn and test their “Clovis” skills for securing wild game to feed their clan. The kids even get cast back in time 15,000 years to test their survival skills against Paleo mega-fauna such as woolly mammoths.

Nov 02/03, 2019 (ITO 1909) Crazy for Crappies
What happens when a kid is challenged by his teacher to become a more sustainable steward for Planet Earth … by going fishing? Join our young adventurer as he dives into fish conservation and discovers the great eating, family fun, and environmental rewards to fishing.

Nov 09/10, 2019 (ITO 1906) Wild About Walleye
Our ITO youth leaders are tasked with preparing a special fish dinner for their grandparent by catching one of the most prized fish, the walleye! They must dive into fish biology, master fishing techniques, and crack myths in order to discover avenues for others to sustainably harvest this elusive fish all year round.

Nov 16/17, 2019 (ITO 1903) Shooting Sports Challenge
Two ITO teens are challenged to discover and test their shooting skills using a variety of bows and arrows, then shotguns on sporting clays in the cactus outback of Arizona. They’ll get professional instruction on bow and firearm safety plus shooting techniques before their skills are tested in their shooting competition… may the top gun (or bow) win!

Nov 23/24, 2019 (ITO 1901) Kids First Catch
This show explores various fishing opportunities where kids can catch their first fish both in the inner cities of Pennsylvania and in the remote National forests of Michigan. It also reveals some of the innovative programs that fisheries professionals have designed to help kids and their families get their “first catch”.


Broadcast Partners

Broadcasting quality E/I youth television programming that fulfills FCC station requirements, while educating and entertaining audiences is vital to stations. That's why a growing wave of network affiliates is airing the Emmy-winning content of Into the Outdoors. Be sure to check our coverage map often as we're constantly expanding our network and living up to our awards as the Top Youth Program in the Midwest.