Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Mission

50 States, Endless Adventure!

March 1st - June 1st, 2020

In honor of Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday, the U.S. Forest Service and Smokey Bear have teamed up with The Corps Network to develop a nationwide Mission that will communicate vital wildfire prevention messages to youth and their families across the United States.

Anybody and everybody is encouraged to participate in this Mission – It’s totally FREE on the Agents of Discovery app available on the App Store and Google Play.

To play the Smokey Bear Mission, just scan the Smokey Images and unlock the Challenges!

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Play the not-so-secret, secret Smokey Bear Mission to learn about wildfire prevention in a fun, engaging way. You could also win cool prizes! It’s as easy as 1,2,3…

    1. Download the FREE Agents of Discovery game to your iOS or Android mobile device and click on “Missions”
    2. Open the Smokey Bear 75th Birthday Mission in your state (you may need to use the “search” bar to find your state’s “Smokey Bear 75th Birthday” Mission).
    3. Tap on the Challenge icons and scan these images of Smokey to unlock the Challenges …have fun!!

You can also play the Smokey Bear 75th Birthday Mission at any National Forest or Grassland.

Once you have played the Smokey Bear 75th Birthday Mission, click here to find out how to unlock your reward!

All you need to do to make it possible for your visitors to play your Smokey Bear Mission is:

  1. Ensure your on-site staff is knowledgeable about the Smokey Bear 75th Birthday Mission and that they are, if necessary, able to assist visitors with downloading the Mission via App Store or Google Play.
  2. Print and post this promotional “how-to” poster in high-visibility areas.
  3. Print the 10 Smokey Bear images on the best color printer you have and post them in interesting places around your site. These are being mailed to every National Forest and Grassland early in 2020. If you wish, you can use these instead of printing out your own.
  4. Promote your Smokey Bear Mission on your social media accounts and website to help encourage your players to learn about wildfire safety in a fun and innovative way!

Agents of Discovery will provide biweekly user updates to track which of the 50 participating states is engaging the largest number of players. The eastern and western states with the highest user engagement between March 1st – June 1st will win special prizes.

U.S Forest Service announces Smokey’s Birthday Mission

How to Play

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Want to play the Smokey Bear Mission at your school?

The USDA Forest Service, with the support of Edison International, is excited to celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday and communicate Smokey’s vital fire safety messages to youth and their families across the United States.

Instructions for Teachers

  1. If your school whitelists apps, ensure that the Agents of Discovery app is whitelisted.
  2. Post the 10 Smokey Bear cards in the area where your students will be playing.
  3. Invite the students to download the FREE Agents of Discovery App from the App Store or Google Play. Open the app and click on “Missions”.
  4. Invite your students to tap on the Challenge icons and scan the Images of Smokey to unlock and solve each Challenge.
  5. Have fun!

Background

Commemorative Smokey Bear Card Sets are being shipped to schools across Southern California early in 2020. If you are a school in SoCal and would like to receive these Smokey Bear Commemorative cards, please click here. If your school is not in SoCal, you can download the images and print your own IR Triggers using the best color printer you have available.

If you have any questions about the commemorative Smokey Bear Mission, please contact us at [email protected].

How to Play

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Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Missions are available in every National Forest and Grassland across the United States! To find your nearest National Forest and play , check out discovertheforest.org

Join our webinars in February to learn secret tips to ensure your successful participation in Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Mission. Let the competition begin!

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Smokey Bear Mission Soft Launch Event

October 18th, 2019

On October 18th 2019, with the help of the U.S. Forest Service, California State Parks, Edison International, The Corps Network, LA County Parks, and the City of LA, we celebrated the soft launch of Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Mission in SoCal!

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