Every Kid in a Park
The Every Kid in a Park program inspires a new generation to get outside and to become stewards of our nation’s cultural and natural heritage. Through this program, every fourth grader in America can obtain a pass for free entry for them and their families into more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters nationwide for an entire year. The participating agencies include:
- U.S. Bureau of Land Management
- U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- National Park Service
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
- U.S. Forest Service
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
OAK supports the national Every Kid in a Park program and is helping to launch city level efforts across the country.
OAK’s 2016 Every Kid in a Park Year Two Lineup
OAK members hosted a series of events throughout the year to connect thousands of fourth graders with their natural and cultural heritage.Check out the 2016 Spring Tour and Fall Tour line-up!
Every Kid in a Park Launch Events in 2015
Hawai’i: OAK joined musician Jack Johnson to launch Every Kid in a Park Hawai’i. During the event Johnson announced $100,000 in grants to support transportation for Hawai’i’s fourth graders. Read releases from OAK and the US Department of the Interior. Read more.
New York City: OAK joins the US Department of the Interior and the US Forest Service to launch Every Kid in a Park in New York City at an event in Harlem. Scroll ahead to minute 1 and read more on our blog.
Washington, DC: OAK joined the White House Council for Environmental Quality and the US Department of the Interior to launch Every Kid in a Park in Washington, DC during an event in Rock Creek Park.