Posted on October 14, 2015
By Jan Snyder
“Because no matter who you are, no matter where you live, our parks, our monuments, our lands, our waters – these places are your birthright as Americans.”
今年开始的4新的令人兴奋的冒险thgrade students across the nation, along with their families. Through the Every Kid in a Park initiative, each student/family is eligible for a free parks pass that will allow them to enter, without cost, any national park, monument, reserve, lands or waters until August 31, 2016. (It does not cover additional fees such as camping, boats, or tours.) No matter where you live in the U.S. you are less than two hours from any of the 2,000 included sites!
Learn how the program works, get a pass, plan a trip, find teacher activities to support the initiative, and get tips for parents or guardians. Many school districts are creating wonderful teacher resources to support the initiative as well. Our neighboring school district, Portland Public Schools, has published a supporting website withteaching materials支持每个孩子在公园项目。
Oregon City school libraries’ staff plans to be involved with this project all year. We will be printing individual passes for all 4th年级的学生在我们区（每个人都有一个唯一的代码）。由于我们的小学生参观图书馆每周一库一类每月将在4使用th年级侧重于不同的国家公园。我们有各种各样的在我们的指尖在此过程中帮助资源：