Be a part of our centennial bash
Nebraska is opening up opportunities for partners and sponsors to join the celebration and support the parks, while connecting with the more than 9 million visitors who make their memories in the parks each year.
Recognition can include event signage, digital ad space, recognition on the State Parks Centennial webpage, recognition in our weekly newsletter, ad space in our full color parks brochure, social media recognition, press releases, event naming rights, and more.
Let’s collaborate on how we can benefit your goals and messaging.
Ours is: Your Memories. Your Adventures. Your Parks.
We need your support
Find a few ideas for ways to contribute to our parks centennial efforts below.
Historic parks documentary sponsorship
Game and Parks is partnering with Nebraska Educational Television (NET) to jointly produce a one-hour documentary on Nebraska’s State Historical Parks. The documentary will be hosted by Stephanie Arne, an accomplished conservationist and former host of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom. A $10,000 donation will secure a 30-second video advertisement for your company that will be aired at each broadcast. For a $1,500 donation your company’s logo will be featured during the broadcast.
Laser light show at Chadron State Park Bash
The laser light show will cap off a weekend of fun that kicks off with a food truck rally and wine tasting and continues with the annual Run for the Hills 5K, canoe regatta, family games and activities, live music, and more. Full or partial sponsorship available.
Junior Explorer booklets
The Junior Explorer booklet will showcase Nebraska’s First State Park, Chadron. Through this interactive booklet aimed at children ages 5 -12, participants will uncover the history of Chadron State Park by completing fun activities and receiving a badge for accomplishment.
In kind or $2,000
Through this Challenge, students can share their favorite state park memory using digital media. Students in grades 6-12 can submit a 1-3 minute video about their favorite state park memory, making sure to highlight the people, places or experience that made it memorable. Prizes for first-, second-, and third-place winners.
Beginning at $100
Become a part of history! Your donation will secure your organization’s name on the program for the Nebraska State Parks time capsule sealing and dedication event at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park. The program will be preserved and sealed along with other parks artifacts.
Your Parks Adventure prizes
Multiple opportunities available
Your Parks Adventure campaign will challenge visitors to explore our parks. By sharing their photos and stories, guests are entered to win exciting prizes.
Park entrance revitalization
Multiple opportunities available
Select parks across the state will be enhancing the visitor experience by updating signage and landscaping at their entrances to highlight the park’s unique features and create a memorable landmark. Your funds or in-kind donation will support the purchase of materials for improvements.
Nebraska parks story map and interactive video display
The web-based story map provides an interactive glimpse into the history of park areas in the state. The map will be available on the web and displayed on monitors at locations across the state including at the Nebraska State Fair.
Production of full-color booklet recounting the unique history of Victoria Springs State Recreation Area, the state’s third state park, known for its mineral springs. Booklets will be available to guests for years to come.
Traveling selfie station
In kind or $1000
Your company will be #trending as guests celebrate their love of state parks with timeless photos across the state via a custom selfie station featuring your company’s logo.
Create a sponsorship package
We will work with you to create a custom level of recognition and sponsorship depending on your level of investment. Exclusive opportunities available at the $50,000, $25,000, and $15,000 sponsorship levels.
Volunteer thank-you gifts
In kind or $5,000
Volunteer events and stewardship workdays take place throughout the year.
Thank you for your support!
For more information contact:
Nebraska State Parks Centennial Committee