U.S. Army Corps of Engineers launches second year of Every Kid in a Park program
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it will continue its support of President Obama’s initiative Every Kid in a Park pass program, which officially begins its second year. Launched last year, the initiative gives fourth grade students and their families free access to federal lands and waters as well as some state parks for a full school year. Fourth graders can visit the Every Kid in a Park website at www.everykidinapark.gov and complete a fun educational activity to obtain and print their pass. Students can trade in their paper pass for a more durable pass at participating federal sites nationwide listed on the website. The pass grants free entry for fourth graders and up to three accompanying adults or an entire non-commercial vehicle for drive-in parks at more than 2,000 federal sites nationwide. The pass features a new design this year and is valid until Aug. 31, 2017.