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Keep Kids on Track Backpack Drive

Kids Backpack Drive
When: Today until Sunday, Aug 18, 2019 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Cost: Daily Admission

Give a Backpack and Save!

The Great Escape and the Glens Falls YMCA are teaming up again this year to host the annual Backpack Drive. By bringing a new backpack filled with at least ten school supplies you will receive FREE admission at the main gate and be helping a local child have the necessary tools they need to stay on track this year. Over the past years, The Great Escape and the Glens Falls YMCA have been able to provide hundreds of children with backpacks. You can also puchases 50% off general admission tickets for up to four friends with each backpack donated.

2019 Backpack Goal: 300

Help us break our record of three hundred backpacks this year!

Get in for free and enjoy big thrills like Steamin' Demon, Flashback, and Greezed Lightnin'. If you like to take this slow and steady, a calming boat trip on our classic Swan Boats is always an excellent way to pass the time. 

Suggested items to fill your new backpack include:

  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Markers
  • Crayons
  • Erasers
  • Notebooks
  • Paper
  • Binders

One-stop-shop for a full day of thrills! One full backpack per guest to take advantage of this offer. 


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