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Reading the Redwoods

Do you know someone between the ages of 5-10 who loves to read? Who loves to explore? Discover California's redwood forests through books, and win prizes!

Explore the magic of the forest with Reading the Redwoods

A free, online contest for kids ages 5-10

Starting March 10 and running until May 10, 2018, young explorers will engage in five fun and easy activities that encourage a sense of wonder about forests, trees, and especially redwoods. A parent, guardian, or family member will sign up online and be entered to win weekly prize packages that include kid-friendly goodies from REI and Clif Bar as well as books by award winning authors T. A. Barron, Carmen Bogan, and Anthony Fredericks.

Kids and their adults will take part in activities like reading books inspired by a nature-based book list, listening to audio books, hugging their favorite tree, and more! Then, upon completing the five activities, participants complete the final online form and will be entered to win the Grand Prize: a trip to the redwoods for a family of four!

The contest will run from March 10 through May 10, 2018. Stay tuned for more information.

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