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  • CITIES, TOWNS, AND PARKS

    Register your kid-friendly park event below. It is not necessary to create a new event, consider co-branding programs that your park has already planned between May 10- 25. 

     

     

     
     
     
     
     
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  • We are excited to celebrate our 4th annual Kids to Park Day on Saturday, May 17, 2014 and invite you to join us for this national movement that engages children with parks, nature, and healthy outdoor play.

    Cities and towns across the country can participate by proclaiming May 17th as 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! 

     

     
     
     
     
     
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Buddy Bison Challenge

Will you take the Buddy Bison® Challenge?

Fuzzy, brown and ready for adventure. Buddy Bison™ wants to explore America's parks with you. How many park visits can you make this year? You can visit your national, state, and local parks, wildlife refuges, forests, and historical monuments and bring Buddy Bison™ along.

The RULES are simple:

  1. DOWNLOAD the Buddy Bison™ Challenge.
  2. Record each visit on pages 2-16 of the Buddy Bison™ Challenge.
  3. You can visit a park more than once. Try to do something new each time.
  4. Be sure to include practices and ball games that are held at a park. Buddy Bison asked that you clean up the park after every practice or game.
  5. Take photographs and videos of Buddy Bison™ and send them to npt@parktrust.org.

Explore the outdoors; the parks are yours. Buddy Bison™ simply wants you to get out and play for one hour a day. Will you earn the silver, gold or platinum level?

Prizes:

365 park visits.
Visit one park a day for 365 days.

Prizes:

  • A Buddy Bison™
  • Buddy Bison™ T-shirt
  • Your photo highlighted on this website and in a calendar
  • Celebrity autograph
  • Your own camera
 
156 park visits.
Can you visit on average three parks a week for an entire year?

Prizes:

  • A Buddy Bison™
  • Buddy Bison™ T-shirt
  • Your photo highlighted on this website and in a calendar
  • Buddy Bison™ tote bag
 
52 park visits.
Can you visit on average one park a week for an entire year?

Prizes:

  • A Buddy Bison™
  • Buddy Bison™ T-shirt
  • Your photo highlighted on this website and in a calendar
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Adventures

Tell us what you did at the park. Send us your pictures with Buddy Bison. We may feature your photos on his website, in the Where's Buddy Bison Been? map and in his national newsletter Buddy Bison's Buzz. You could also be chosen as Buddy Bison's Adventurer of the Month!

Send all adventures and pictures to buddy@buddybison.org

Click here to see the latest issue of Buzz and read about the latest adventures!
 
 

Buddy Bison loves stories, songs and drawings that he has inspired. Like this diorama from Bullis School; Potomac, MD.
 

Keep connected and follow him wherever he roams through Buddy Bison's Facebook page, Twitter and Google map.

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Click on a region to find out where Buddy Bison's been!

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