Welcome to Parks4Kids! To commemorate and celebrate the National Park Centennial, the Outdoor Foundation and Outdoor Industry Association have launched this campaign to connect young people with parks.

Parks4Kids was created to provide micro grants to teachers, schools and nonprofits to connect our next generation with our nation’s parks. For only $10, you can give a kid a powerful park experience!

Please use the sorting features on the right side of the page to narrow down your search. If you would like to see a map of all Parks4Kids Projects - CLICK HERE.

  1. Outdoor STEAM Education - San Diego, CA

    by Stephen W. Hawking II STEAM Charter School

    Helping elementary school students in South San Diego engage in hand- ...

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    Pacific West Camping, Climbing
  2. What Floats your Boat? - San Diego Bay

    by High Tech Elementary

    Students will study the science and history of boats and build their ...

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    Pacific West Water Activities
  3. Streamside Trees in the Classroom - Bassett, VA

    by Dan River Basin Association

    Streamside Trees in the Classroom (STIC) is a hands-on environmental ...

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    Southeast Stewardship
  4. Hbots Outside! - San Diego, CA

    by Stephen W. Hawking Math and Science Charter School

    Helping our students engage in hand-on learning about our local habit ...

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    Pacific West Camping, Hiking
  5. Sharing our Shores - Solana Beach, CA

    by Buena Vista Audubon Society

    Children from a Title I North County school learn how to become advoc ...

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    Pacific West Stewardship, Other
  6. Bandelier Backpacking Experience - Lama, NM

    by Roots and Wings Community School

    We need transportation funding to take our 50 K-8th grade students on ...

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    Intermountain Camping, Hiking, Other

    by YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

    BOLD/GOLD Twin Cities is a leadership development program of the YMCA ...

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    Midwest Camping, Hiking, Water Activities
  8. Every Kid in a Park Fairview Elementary School - Denver, CO

    by Brad Paterson

    4th graders from Fariview Elementary will celebrate the Centennial of ...

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    Intermountain Hiking, Stewardship, Water Activities
  9. Vamos Afuera- Yosemite! - Yosemite, CA

    by LandPaths

    LandPaths will bring 60 multi-generational participants to experience ...

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    Pacific West Camping, Hiking
  10. After the Bell Program - Avondale, PA

    by The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County

    TLC partners with After-the-Bell to host students for after-school ST ...

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    Northeast Hiking, Stewardship, Water Activities
  11. Rock on! Building Community Through Adventures in Geology - San Marcos, CA

    by HTeNC

    4th graders will build community and become school leaders through ou ...

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    Pacific West Camping, Climbing, Hiking
  12. Visiting Naturalist in the Schools - Missoula, MT

    by Montana Natural History Center

    VNS provides naturalist instruction- specifically meeting Montana sta ...

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    Intermountain Stewardship
  13. Animal Adaptations - Escondido, CA

    by Conway Elementary

    Students will learn that animals adapt to survive in their environmen ...

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    Northeast Other
  14. Kids to Parks Day Adventures - National

    by National Park Trust

    In honor of Kids to Parks Day, students created their own park trip. ...

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    Northeast Camping, Hiking, Stewardship, Water Activities, Other
  15. Glenwood Springs Elementary School - Glenwood Springs. CO

    by Julie Allen

    This project will provide real life fieldwork and outdoor adventure t ...

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    Intermountain Camping, Hiking, Stewardship, Other
  16. Let's Empower Her!

    by Her Footprints

    Empowering Her, One Trail at a Time ...

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    Pacific West Camping, Hiking, Stewardship, Water Activities
  17. Laie Elementary Big Island Volcano Trip - Laie, HI

    by Laie Elementary

    We take our students to the Big Island for a week to learn about Hawa ...

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    Pacific West Hiking
  18. Blackrock Field Camp - Riverton, WY

    by Blackrock Field Camp

    BFC is an outdoor education program for 4th grade students from the W ...

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    Intermountain Other
  19. Outdoor Excursions - Dayton, NV

    by Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley

    Provide underserved youth with backpacking trips to Yosemite, Lassen, ...

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    Pacific West Camping, Hiking, Stewardship, Water Activities, Winter Activities, Other