Read your way to a day of fun at Roaring Springs!
The Roaring Reader Program is a recreational reading incentive program for students in Elementary School. It rewards students for reading outside of school. Each student who completes the required minutes of recreational reading will receive a FREE Roaring Springs Waterpark Day Ticket ($44.99 value).
Roaring Reader tickets are valid for one FREE Full Day admission from May 06, 2023 –
Sept 17, 2023. Not valid with any other promotion or discount. Tickets can only be used during the designated season. Unused tickets cannot be exchanged or transferred for future seasons.
(REGISTRATION FOR THE 2023 PROGRAM CLOSES DECEMBER 16, 2022.)
Roaring Reader Program Coordinator
208-884-8842 ext. 0
Frequently Asked Questions
Teachers who have 10 or more students complete the reading goal, will also receive one ticket. Only one ticket will be rewarded to each teacher, even if they have multiple classes complete the goal. *Homeschool educators with less than 10 students are not eligible to earn a teacher ticket. The teacher ticket is intended to reward teachers with whole classes (or whole schools) for their administrative work.
The Roaring Reader Program is for students in Elementary School. Only students in those grades are eligible to participate. Only students and teachers whose schools are registered are eligible to participate.
Schools include traditional schools (public, private and parochial schools) and home schools.
Yes, if you are a home educator and your elementary student does not attend another educational facility, you are eligible to participate.
Yes, as long as the students participating are in elementary school.
No, while other organizations (for example, Boys & Girls Clubs, Before and After School Programs, 4H, Youth Groups, etc.) share the love of reading, we feel that if students participate in the Roaring Reader Program in more than one place, the rewards offered will lose their effectiveness.
No, the Roaring Reader Program is free to schools.
Annual enrollment takes place online December 1-15 for the current school year.
The deadline for registration is December 16, 2022.
We accept registration from principals, librarians, reading specialists, teachers, and parent teacher organizations. Please ensure that the school has authorized this program prior to enrolling.
We will only accept one enrollment per school and it should include all elementary classes at the school that would like to participate in the program.
Any recreational reading including newspapers, comic books, novels, magazines, etc. Students can read on their own, or parents can read to younger students.
No, students must complete 600 or 800 minutes of recreational reading. This means NO homework, class assignment or required reading.
No, students can only earn one ticket each, even if they complete more than the required minutes of recreational reading.
No, teachers can only receive one ticket each.
Tickets cannot be used for group events or school outings. Tickets are for individual or family visits only.
Schools can set the time frame for their Roaring Reader program, keeping in mind that registration is around Dec 1-15, and completed forms are due back to the waterpark by mid-April.
Roaring Springs will distribute the tickets to the participating schools in beginning of May. Tickets will be given to the students by the coordinator at the school.