A bill making its way through both the House and the Senate in Washington, D.C. wants to provide 4th graders with free entry to all national parks.
The Every Kid Outdoors Act aims to get kids outdoors and learn about their experiences while at the same time engaging in a bit of exercise. It also encourages more public and private partnerships between federal lands, schools and private and nonprofit organizations.
Rep. Scott Tipton, R-CO, and U.S. Congresswoman Diana DeGette are the two Colorado politicians who helped introduce the bill. Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, D-MA, and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, R-NY, were also part of the bipartisan mix who introduced the bill in the House.
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