Keep the summer boredom at bay by participating in ReadySetPlay!

*This is our Business Registration Information Page.  If you are a parent/guardian/community member wanting to sign up a child for the program please visit the City of Covington page HERE (https://www.covingtonwa.gov/readysetplay/).

Register NOW to reserve your “BRAG TAGS®” design for our summer youth program “Ready, Set, Play Covington!”.  We will begin 6/15/20 through 9/11/20.  Local youth can visit your business, complete an activity and earn a “BRAG TAGS®“.  After collecting ALL of the tags at participating businesses they will receive a 3 month swim pass redeemable at the Covington Aquatic Center!  Early Bird Registration is now until 5/1/20 and is $300.  Registration 5/2/20-5/31/20 is $400.  If a logo is supplied by 5/31/20 it can be on the back of the tag.  Please note: Logos on the back of the tag are for Covington Chamber members only.  If you join the Chamber after tags are ordered we will not be able to update them to include your logo. If you want your logo on the tag and are NOT a member please contact us during this registration process on joining ASAP.  Your business “BRAG TAGS®” are refilled upon your request throughout the summer.  Please contact us to alert us when you are LOW so we can accomodate you accordingly  Please notify us you are “low on tags” by email at: info@covingtonchamber.org

Why should my business participate?  It will directly increase foot traffic to your business, you’ll provide 3 months of swimming to hundreds of local youth and you’ll be part of a bigger community “give”.  2019 had 1,189 participants and 277 local youth that visited every single participating business to earn their swimming pass and 800 separate visits to the pool!

Can *ALL* businesses participate? No, if you are a business within Covington, WA City limits with a storefront and regular operating hours then yes (not an in-home business or limited ‘open’ hours).  If you are outside city limits we have grand-fathered in prior participants that are Covington Chamber of Commerce Members.  If you apply for a “BRAG TAGS®” design below without being within those guidelines we will connect with you prior to purchase.  If you aren’t sure if you are within those guidelines please contact us first: info@covingtonchamber.org

What is my responsibility in the program?  You are responsible for signing up/selecting a design, having a coordinating activity (provided with the tag), maintaining distribution of the tags (email us for more tags: info@covingtonchamber.org) , understanding the program, having regular operating hours OR if not have a plan for how to distribute the “BRAG TAGS®” to the children when closed.  Never turn anyone away from the program but most of all HAVE FUN!

Who manages the program? This program is a collaboration with the City of Covington and the Covington Chamber of Commerce.  We also thank MultiCare Covington for the lanyard sponsorship.  If you have questions about the program please contact us: info@covingtonchamber.org

ORDER MORE BRAG TAGS® HERE.                     FOLLOW READY SET PLAY COVINGTON 2020 ON FACEBOOK HERE(link coming soon)!

 

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Bag Boss

Did you know plastic bags are the most common debris found in our oceans?  Gather up some plastic bags and bring them to a recylcing location (such as a grocery store bin) and snap a photo of you doing your good deed to show us!  Make sure to ask for paper next time you are at the store.

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Ball Wizard

There are so many fun sports that use balls!  Pick a “ball sport” such as football/baseball/basketball… and give it  go!  Snap a photo of you playing and show it to us!

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Boat Blaster

Stop by to complete a fun canoe-themed ativity that will earn you the Boat Blaster Brag Tag!

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Cavity Crusher

Do some dental research and find out 3 facts about your mouth/tongue/teeth that you can stop by and tell us about!

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Critter Catcher

Find evidence of REAL CRITTERS in nature!  Maybe you spot a squirrel, worm, bird…Find evidence they exist such as a track/nest.  Snap a photo and tell us all about what you saw!

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Dance Champ

Whether it is the Floss, Dab, Jump, Hop, Ballet or another form, stop by and show us your best dance move to earn your awaesome Dance Champ Brag Tag!

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Escape Artist

Have you ever played hide and go seek?  Come in to tell us all about your BEST hiding spot playing hide and go seek that you “escaped” to!

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Eager Explorer

Get out of the house and explore!  Maybe it is a new park or shop you haven’t visited snap a photo of you exploring and stop by to tell us about the fun you had!

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Fantastic Flyer

Use your imagination to craft an amazing paper airplane – visit our office and give it a test flight!

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Frog Hopper

Frogs hop and so can you!  Come in and complete 10 frog hops and get your heart rate flowing to earn your Frog Hopper Tag!

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Game Changer

Let’s change it up!  If you could change one thing in the world what would it be and why?  Bring us a colorful picture and tell us all about it!

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Gifted Gamer

What’s your favorite game?  Dominoes/yahtzee/cards/monopoly…etc.  Challenge someone to a game and snap a photo of the winner!  Game must be NON-ELECTRONIC (no video games)!

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Gum Hero

Stop by to show us your floss techniques!  Your teeth, not the dance move!  Flossing helps keep smiles right and teeth and gums healthy!

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History Hero

Quiz your knowledgeable family members about your family history and you’ll be sure to learn a lot!  Pick out one cool fact/story and share it with us when you stop by!

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Ice Cream Artist

There are so many flavors of ice cream!  What kind would you invent if you could?  Draw or write about it and stop by to share it with us!

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Money Master

It is never too early to learn about money!  Pick one of these activities and share a photo with us once complete: Start a savings account, get a piggy bank and start saving OR play a game involving money (think monopoly).

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Moo Master

Stop by and let us hear the best Cow Moo that you can muster to earn your “Moo Master” brag tag!

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Outdoor Expert

The Pacific Northwest has some of the best outdoor activities!  What kind of things do you like to do outside?  Show us a snapshot or video of your time outdoors whether it is camping/hiking/climbing/exploring.

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Park Pro

Do you love to play in parks?  Stop by one of Covington’s parks to swing, slide, walk, zip line…Be sure to snap a photo to show us when you visit!

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Path Finder

Enjoying a stroll is a great family outing in the summer!  Pick a path and take a walk or run for fun!  Be sure to snap a photo to show us!

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Reading Allstar

There’s not much better than a good book!  Take time to read (or be read to) this summer and bring it by to show us the book and tell us your favorite part! 

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Rock Star

Rock painting is so much fun!  Find a rock, use your best artistic skills to decorate/draw/paint it and bring it in to show us/exchange at our rock station!  We can’t wait to see your design and help you earn your Brag Tag!

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Safety Hotshot

Safety is no joke!  Can you answer these safety questions: What should you do if an earthquake started?  What do you wear around bodies of water?  Share a safety time with us to earn your Tag!

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Smile Star

Can you tell us at least 2 ways to keep your smile bright and shiny?  Tell us what you know and we will share some more tips with you!

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Super Seeker

Follow the clues!  Have you ever participated in a scavenger hunt or tried geocaching?  Well, now is your chance!  (Participating business must provide all clues and set this activity fully up)

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Super Splasher

It is summer and that means time to splash!  Enjoy a dip or swim and snap a photo or draw a picture of it – bring it in to earn your tag!

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Terrific Traveler

Do you have travel plans?  Whether big or little or even a day trip – come in and tell us all about it! Feel free to bring a photo or draw a picture to earn the tag!

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Tooth Tamer

We can’t stress enough how important your teeth are!  Show us (video) or tell us (in person) how you brush your teeth and why it is important!

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Top Chef

Learning to cook can be super fun!  Snap a photo or video of your helping in the kitchen or draw a picture of your cooking masterpiece(don’t forget adult supervision)!

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Trail Blazer

Summer is great for a hike!  But this challenge isn’t about trails – it is about creating something NEW!  Be innovative and create a new dance move, song, food creation, color, or more!  Be prepared to share it/tell us all about it when you come in to earn your tag!

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Veggie Monster

Eat your veggies!  No, really, eat your veggies!  Vegetables are some of the healthiest foods – come in and tell us all about your favorite vegetable.  Can you draw a picture of it as a cartoon character and bring it in to show us to earn your tag?

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Water Saver

Be a Water Saver – come in and tell us about a time that you conserved water by turning off the hose or stopped the running water while brushing your teeth/washing your hands!

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Writing Whiz

What do you like to write?  A poem, story, card, song… Share it with us when you stop by to earn your writing whiz tag.

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