Every dollar that we raise now up to $450,000 will be matched by NPS to help us get children to our national parks.
Students from Washington D.C. with DOI Secretary Sally Jewell and rock climbing icon Tommy Caldwell. Photo courtesy of Tami Heilemann.
Last fall, NPT, National Park Service, Chevron and Molycorp celebrated the dedication of the Ivanpah Desert Tortoise Research Facility and its conveyance to NPS along with the 7 acres of land around the facility. Read More.
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NPT News May - SPECIAL Kids to Parks Day Issue
THANK YOU for celebrating National Kids to Parks Day 2013!
THANK YOU for your support and participation in National Kids to Parks Day 2013! This year’s event was our most successful to date!
More than 138,600 kids and families explored local, state, and national parks and other public lands and water. We hope you continue to get outside all summer and participate in healthy outdoor recreation at parks ---- and share your adventures with us on social media.
Save the Date: National Kids to Parks Day 2014 will be Saturday, May 17th! We look forward to having you join us for the fun!
Here’s a quick summary of our accomplishments in 2013:
Over 138,600 participants
418,000 online media hits (that’s a lot of people talking about Kids to Parks Day!)
Thank you for celebrating the day! Please send us photos from your celebration and a brief summary of your day including the number of participants. We would like to feature this information on our website and share with others.
In support of National Kids to Parks Day, CamelBak generously provided many of our National School Contest winners with their own CamelBak eddy .75L bottles. Thank you CamelBak for teaching our kids about sustainability while keeping them happy and hydrated during their Kids to Parks Day adventures!
Buddy Bison wants you to visit, explore and protect our nation’s parks. Bring him along as you roam and tell everyone Where Buddy Bison’s Been!