What is Copper TRACES?
Copper TRACES is a fun, educational field day for fourth graders and fourth grade equivalents at the Calumet Unit of Keweenaw National Historical Park in Calumet, MI. The field day engages students through a variety of hands-on activity stations - all of which meet Michigan Education Standards. Students from the western six counties of the Upper Peninsula are invited to participate.
What does the TRACES in Copper TRACES stand for?
TRACES identifies the topics that are the focus of the field day:
Technology, Research, Art and Music, Community, Environment, and Service.
How is Copper TRACES funded?
What is the Every Kid in a Park Program?
Every Kid in a Park is a national program that provides fee-free entry for 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) and up to three adults to National Park Service sites and other public lands managed by federal agencies for a year. Vouchers for the pass can be downloaded online.
Last updated: January 31, 2019