Every Kid in a Park—4th Grade Pass offers fee-free access to the child and his or her immediate family and is honored by eight Federal agencies including:
- Army Corps of Engineers
- Bureau of Land Management
- Bureau of Reclamation
- Dept. of Education
- Fish and Wildlife Service
- Forest Service
- National Park Service
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
How do 4th graders receive free entry?
Beginning September 1, 4th graders (including 4th grade equivalent home-schoolers) can obtain their fee-free access by visiting the Every Kid in a Park website at www.everykidinapark.gov. There they can do an educational activity and print their own paper pass. The pass is valid until August 31, 2016 and must be presented for free entry.
How is the 4th Grade Pass used at Land Between the Lakes?
Upon presentation of a paper pass, the 4th Grader and up to three other adults and immediate family members younger than 16, will be admitted free of charge during normal hours, 10am – 5pm to these Land Between the Lakes environmental education attractions:
- Homeplace 1850s Farm
- Woodlands Nature Station
For use on other public lands, check their individual websites for information.
Educators can visit www.everykidinapark.gov to download activities to do with their class and print the paper pass in bulk for their students. Duplicates and photo copies of the pass are not valid.
Who qualifies as an “Educator”?
Educators include teachers, youth group leaders, religious group leaders, camp directors, afterschool programs, leaders of home-schoolers and any adult comfortable preparing, leading and completing the educational activity associated with accessing the paper pass.
How are Group Reservations made?
Call 270-924-2020 to make reservations for 4th grade classes and groups of 10 or more 4th graders. The paper pass will cover entry and a 4th grade appropriate program. Go to www.landbetweenthelakes.us, then select See and Do; Environmental Education; Educator and Groups, then scroll down and click on Group Program Guide link. Every 4th grade student must have their paper pass with them.
What happens if the pass is lost?
A new paper pass may be obtained at www.everykidinapark.gov by following the same steps previously used.