Another National Park program that may be of interest…. it has a fairly restrictive age window (current fourth graders), but still a great idea: free access to all National Parks for the school year. In the words of the National Park Foundation –
To help engage and create our next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates, the White House, in partnership with the Federal Land Management agencies, launched the Every Kid in a Park initiative. The immediate goal is to provide an opportunity for each and every 4th grade student across the country to experience their federal public lands and waters in person throughout the 2016-2017 school year.
Check it out here!