More Kids Outside™ the SHRED DOG giveback program

More Kids Outside

We believe in the magic of the outdoors. We believe in trading screen time for more hikes, ski trips, bike rides, or just playing in the yard, even when the weather doesn't cooperate. But unfortunately, and for a number of reasons, a lot of kids are spending a lot less time in the outdoors today... and we are on a mission to help change that.

Many different studies have shown a number of benefits derived from children experiencing more time in the outdoors – better cognitive abilities, reduction in ADHD symptoms, more creativity, more resilience to stress and adversity, and of course the health and fitness benefits in an age of increasing childhood obesity. One study showed that youth today spend less than half as much time playing outside as their parents did and it’s not hard to see why, considering the struggle most parents have managing “screen time” in the home. And, for many families, even access to nature and/or the cost of some activities can present significant challenges and limit opportunities for a lot of kids.  

To do our part and give back, our More Kids Outside™ program is designed to do exactly that -- help get more kids outside. We will expand this program over the coming years including our own events and programs but, to start, SHRED DOG contributes 1% of sales as well as in-kind gear donations to non-profit organizations that share our vision and mission to get more kids outside. 

Today, SHRED DOG is proud to support Share Winter Foundation ("Share Winter"). So far in 2021, we have donated over $40,000 worth of outerwear to Share Winter grantee organizations and look forward to adding more support throughout the year and beyond.

share winter foundation logoAbout Share Winter

Share Winter is a grantmaking organization working to improve the lives, health, and fitness of youth through winter sports. They work closely with carefully selected grantees to build efficient, effective, sustainable winter sports programs and pipelines to ongoing winter sports participation. Share Winter currently funds youth learn-to nordic and alpine ski, and snowboard programs. Through nationwide partnerships, they strive to make winter sports accessible to a broader, more diverse community, and share winter with 100,000 youth by 2028.

With the help of partners like Shred Dog, last year alone, Share Winter funded 45,000 youth in programs across the country, fueling the next generation of winter sports participants and enthusiasts. If you’d like to help them share winter, please consider donating today. To learn more about Share Winter, apply for a grant, or volunteer, please visit https://www.sharewinterfoundation.org. You can also find them on instagram at @sharewinterfoundation or email them at info@sharewinter.org.

For more information about this program please contact us at info@shreddog.com. And, remember, every dollar you spend with SHRED DOG, helps get more kids outside! 

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Size Guides

SHRED DOG size guides are based on body size not garment measurements.

Please note that all SHRED DOG products are designed to layer, therefore each product is cut and sized to accommodate the appropriate layers underneath it. 

Fit

If you want a "true to size" fit today with minimal room to grow, order the size that your kid falls into on the charts below.

If you want a "looser" fit with more room to grow, we recommend ordering 1 size up and using the Adjust-A-Fit System to shorten the sleeves or pant legs. As kids grow, the sleeves and pant legs can extend with them (only on Hardshells, Insulators, and Pants).

How To Measure

To get the best fitting products please take a few minutes to measure your kid following these simple steps.

For all measuring use a flexible tape. If you do not have a flexible measuring tape, you can you a piece of string etc. to take the initial measurement and then hold it up to a construction style measuring tape.

1) Chest - Measure horizontally around the fullest area of the chest (underneath the arms) with the arms down
2) Waist or Hip – use whichever measurement is bigger to select your final size
a) Waist - Measure horizontally around the narrowest part of the waist, (which is about 2 inches above the belly button)
b) Hip - With feet together measure around the fullest point of the hip,  keeping the tape measure horizontal
3) Sleeve Length - With arms in their natural position down by the side, start at point where the spine meets the base of your neck, measure out to the shoulder, then down to the wrist bone
4) Inseam Length - From crotch, along inside of the leg, to the floor.

 

*NOTE - All outerwear pieces (Hardshells, Insulators, and Pants) can have the sleeves and pant legs reduced up to 2" with our Adjust-A-Fit system. As kids grow, the sleeves and pant legs can grow with them.

Elevated Product Collection & Team Uniforms

Elevated Kids' Hardshell, Element Kids' Insulator, Elevated Kids' Bib / Pant, Essential Kids' Mid-layer Fleece.

All measurements are in inches.

 SIZE 4 5 6 8 10 12 14 16

CHEST

22 - 23 23 - 24 24 -25.5 26 - 27.5 28 - 30 30.5 - 32.5 33 - 34.5 35 - 37

SLEEVE LENGTH

22 24 26 27.5 29 31 33 35

WAIST

21.5 22 22.5 - 23 23.5 - 24.5 25 - 26.5 27 - 28.5 29 - 30 30.5 - 32
HIP 22 23 23 - 24 24 - 27.5 28 - 29.5 30 - 31.5 32 - 33.5

34 - 36

INSEAM LENGTH 21.37 22.37 23.37 24.87 27.37 28.87 30.37 31.87

 

Foundation Kids' Baselayers

All Measurements are in inches.

 SIZE S (4-6) M (8-10) L (12-14) XL (16+)
CHEST 22 - 25.5 26 - 30 30.5 - 34.5 35 - 37
SLEEVE LENGTH 22 - 26 27.5 - 29 31 - 33 35
WAIST 21.5 - 23 23.5 - 26.5 27 - 30 30.5 - 32
HIP 22 - 24 24 - 29.5

30 - 33.5

34 - 36

INSEAM LENGTH 21.37 - 23.37 24.87 - 27.37 28.87 - 30.37 31.87

 

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    Men's Hardshell & Insulator

    All Measurements are in inches.

    Sleeve length measured from center back of neck.

    SIZE

    S

    M

    L

    XL

    XXL

    3XL

    CHEST

    36-37

    38-41

    42-45

    46-49

    50-52

     53-55

    SLEEVE LENGTH 33 34 35 36 37 37.5
    WAIST 29-32 32-35 36-39 40-43 44-47 47-52
    HIP 35-37 38-40 41-43 44-46 48-50 50-53

    Boys T-Shirts

    All Measurements are in inches.

    Height is measured from highest point of shoulder to bottom hem.

     SIZE

    XS (4-5)

    S (6-7)

    M (8)

    L (10-12)

    CHEST

    28

    31

    34

    37

    HEIGHT 19 20.5 22 23.5

    Girls T-Shirts

    All Measurements are in inches.

    Height is measured from highest point of shoulder to bottom hem.

     SIZE

    XS (3-4)

    S (6)

    M (7-8)

    L (10-12)

    CHEST

    23

    25

    27

    30

    HEIGHT 19 20 21 23

    Mens T-Shirts

    All Measurements are in inches.

    Height is measured from highest point of shoulder to bottom hem.

     SIZE

    S

    M

    XL 

    XXL

    CHEST

    38

    41

    44

    48

    52

    HEIGHT 28 29 30 31 32

     

    Womens T-Shirts

    All Measurements are in inches.

    Height is measured from highest point of shoulder to bottom hem.

     SIZE

    S

    M

    CHEST

    32.5

    34.5

    36.5

     

    HEIGHT 25.375 26 26.625

    Girls Xena Hardshell, Swissie Convertible Bib Pant

    All Measurements are in inches.

     SIZE 4 5 6 S (8) M (10) L (12) XL (14)
    CHEST
    20.5 - 21.5

    22 - 23

    23 - 24 24 - 25.5 26 - 27.5 28 - 30

    30.5 - 32.5

    SLEEVE LENGTH 20 22 24 26 27.5 29 31
    WAIST 21 21.5 22 22.5 - 23 23.5 - 24.5 25 - 26.5 27 - 28.5
    HIP 21 22 23 23 - 24 24 - 27.5 28 - 29.5

    30 - 31.5

    INSEAM LENGTH 20.37 21.37 22.37 23.37 24.87 27.37

    28.37

    Girls Seamless Baselayers

    All Measurements are in inches.

     SIZE XS/S (4 - 6) S/M (8 - 10) M/L (12 - 14)
    CHEST 22 - 25.5 26 - 30 30.5 - 34.5
    WAIST 21.5 - 23 23 - 26 26.5 - 29.5
    HIP 22 - 24 24 - 29.5

    30 - 33.5

     

    Boys Duke Hardshell, Ridgeback Convertible Bib Pant, Malamute Insulator

    All Measurements are in inches.

     SIZE 4 5 6 S (8) M (10) L (12) XL (14)
    CHEST
    20.5 - 21.5

    22 - 23

    23 - 24 24 - 25.5 26 - 27.5 28 - 30

    30.5 - 32.5

    SLEEVE LENGTH 20 22 24 26 27.5 29 31
    WAIST 21 21.5 22 22.5 - 23 23.5 - 24.5 25 - 26.5 27 - 28.5
    HIP 21 22 23 23 - 24 24 - 27.5 28 - 29.5

    30 - 31.5

    INSEAM LENGTH 20.37 21.37 22.37 23.37 24.87 27.37

    28.37


       

    Boys Seamless Baselayers

    All Measurements are in inches.

    SIZE XS/S S/M M/L
    CHEST 22 - 25.5 25.5 - 29.5 30 - 34
    WAIST 21.5 - 23 23.5 - 26.5 27 - 30
    HIP 22 - 24 24 - 29 29.5 - 33

      

    Hats

    KID ADULT
    CENTIMETERS 52 - 56 56 - 60
    INCHES 20.5 - 22 22 - 23.5
    US HAT SIZING 6 1/2 - 7 7 - 7 7/8