CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Officials at the Padre Island National Seashore have started a new campaign to get kids in touch with nature.
The "every kid in a park" campaign allows fourth graders the chance to apply for free access to hundreds of national parks for an entire year for free. Parks including Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Big Bend, and even the Padre Island National Seashore.
To apply fourth graders must log on to http://www.everykidinapark.gov and complete an activity to print out a pass to begin exploring national parks.
The pass is for the 2016-2017 school year and expires August 31st, 2017. Teachers can get passes for each of their students by registering online.
Students can also use the pass to visit the Malaquite Visitor Center.