Pledge to take your child, or a group of children to a local park on May 17, 2014!
Have pledged to go to a park!
Save the Date!
Park Event Locator
Saturday, May 17, 2014
CITIES, TOWNS, AND PARKS
Register your kid-friendly park event below. It is not necessary to create a new event, consider promoting and co-branding programs already in existence in your park on our around May 10- 25th.
Families, Kids, and Adults
We are excited to celebrate our 4th annual Kids to Park Day on Saturday, May 17, 2014 and invite your city to join us for this national movement that engages children with parks, nature, and healthy outdoor play.
Cities and towns across the country can make the pledge to participate by proclaiming May 17th as National Kids to Parks Day. Below you will find a proclamation template. Please consider proclaiming May 17th as Kids to Park Day in your community and showcase the great outdoor recreation activities available for your residents!
Electronic Field Trips and games connect children with national parks through a rich, online learning experience. These programs intertwine the park and lesson objective.
Gulf Island National Seashore
North Cascades National Park
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Discovering the Mysteries
of Bryce Canyon National Park
Into the Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park
Searching for Life
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Hawaii Volcanoes National Parks
Fort Davis National Historic Site
Buddy Bison has friends and families exploring parks all over the country. Everything from huge national parks to the local parks in their area. Become one of Buddy Bison's followers and friends. Send him pictures of your park adventure to be entered on his map, national news letter - Buddy Bison's Buzz. You could be his next Adventure of the Month.
Welcome to a new school year! As you settle into your normal school routine this year, don't forget to make time for you and your children to enjoy our nation's parks. Read more from Parents Magazine.
Getting Close to Our Wild Neighbors
"I caught another one!" I heard this phrase a lot when the Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City were catching toads on August 19th at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Galloway, NJ. Read more...
• Take a backpack • Bring water – enough for everyone to stay hydrated • Healthy snacks – like an apple or fruit, carrots, nuts, unsweetened dried fruit • Sunscreen • Hat and/or sunglasses • Rain gear • Extra layers • Complete change of clothes (it can be left in the car during your adventure)
Tell your friends on Facebook to "like" National Park Trust and our mascot Buddy Bison. Don't forget to email pictures and a description of your adventure to email@example.com.
Please note, any photos received will be used only in NPT’s publications, including our website and e-newsletters, and in materials for educational purposes. We only use first names in our publications if provided.
Buddy Bison Adventure Book
Buddy Bison's Adventure Book
Take this book with you on your next park adventure. There are many activities and games to play. Grab a friend and get outside!