The National Parks: America's Best Idea Just Got Better


Birthright America’s MISSION:

To insure that all of America’s children can visit their National Parks.   Birthright America is guided by the idea that when a child encounters something extraordinary, something never experienced before, that child's life is profoundly changed.  The National Parks are a treasure every child should have the right to experience. 

“We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.”  - John Hope Franklin

Benefits of Travel:

  • Provides students with a new perspective
  • Broadens students’ horizons
  • Students gain confidence through increased independence and responsibility
  • Increases students’ understanding of and pride in their country
  • Connections and lasting bonds are formed between students and mentors/chaperones
  • Mentors and chaperones model and teach best traveling practices

"There is nothing so American as our national parks.... The fundamental idea behind the that the country belongs to the people, that it is in process of making for the enrichment of the lives of all of us." - President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Benefits of Integrating Travel into Curriculum:

  • Studies demonstrate that students truly learn - and retain what they have learned - when the content piques their curiosity, connects with them on an emotional level and has relevant context in their lives.
  • Birthright America, led by a lifelong educator, recognizes and values the opportunity to connect these traveling experiences to the academic curriculum by providing scholars a chance to explore science, history, literature, physical education, the fine arts, all organically connected to the students’ explorations of the National Parks. 

"National parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst." - Wallace Stegner

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Your generous support and contributions will fund our mission and enhance the lives of America's children. 

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Change a Child's Life


Do you remember the first time you saw the ocean? Climbed a mountain?  Stood in awe next to a towering Redwood tree?  Contribute today to provide every child living in American the opportunity to experience the grandeur of this great country.

America the Beautiful


When a child encounters something extraordinary that he has never experienced before, his life is profoundly changed.  The National Parks are a treasure every child should have the right to experience.  Join us today to make this dream a reality.

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