The purpose of the contest is to help teachers engage their students with their local parks. This national contest is open to all schools across the country and in the U.S. territories. Students can submit proposals for a KTP event at a park in their community. NPT will award scholarships up to the amount of $1,000 to winning entries for each class. Scholarships will be used by the winners to implement their KTP event during the month of May.
Contest winners will receive:
- Funding for one park experience including school bus transportation, healthy snacks, park related fees, or supplies
- Official award certificate and KTP stickers for students
- A classroom Buddy Bison, our pint-sized woolly mascot to take, on your park adventure
- A featured news story on our website and e-newsletter