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!
Resources and Toolkit
Buddy Bison likes to explore outdoors with kids of all ages. Help the child in your life play and connect with a park and fascinating outdoor world.
Fuzzy, brown and ready for adventure, Buddy Bison® wants to explore America's parks with you.
Once upon a time kids ran freely outside, played in creeks, caught bugs and enjoyed nature. These days however, many children are not connected to the outdoors in the same way. Attendance at America's parks and forests has declined steadily each year since the late 1980s.
Where's Buddy Bison Been?® inspires kids, families, schools and groups to get outside and share their American Park Experience.
Don't Roam Alone
Bring Buddy Bison along as you visit America's local, state, and national parks, wildlife refuges, forests, monuments to connect your kids and families to nature. Don't leave home without him. Click here to see Where's Buddy Bison Been?® so far.
Send us photos, videos, songs and stories.
E-mail them to Buddy@buddybison.org and we'll add them to the Buddy Bison™ Map and our social media profiles.
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