Earn Junior Ranger Badges From Home


By DullesMoms, Apr 2020


The National Park Service (NPS) offers young nature lovers a special opportunity just for them called the Junior Ranger Program.

This activity-based program, available at almost all NPS destinations, offers youth visitors the chance to earn special badges by completing a series of activities during a park visit and sharing their answers with a park ranger.

Today, kids can earn select Junior Ranger badges online, from home! Explore these online opportunities to get to know parks from across the nation:

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park | New Bedford, MA
Fort Matanzas National Monument | Saint Augustine, FL
President William Jefferson Clinton’s Birthplace | Hope, AR
Cesar E. Chavez National Monument | Keene, CA
Petrified Forest National Park | Petrified Forest, AZ
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve | Copper Center, AK
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park | Skagway, AK
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve | Strong City, KS
Montezuma Castle National Monument | Camp Verde, AZ
Point Reyes National Seashore | Point Reyes Station, CA

Junior Rangers are typically between the ages of 5 to 13, although people of all ages can participate! Explore, learn, and protect your national parks online and receive your badges!

Learn More


Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last-minute cancellations; always confirm by calling/clicking.

#Image


Related Articles

Tour the World Without Leaving DC: Visiting Embassies

In DC you can visit dozens of countries without ever leaving the city…

Co-Working Spaces That Offer Childcare

Juggling parenthood and a career is hard — flexibility is not often a word associated with the two ideas…

Family Geocaching 101

Geocaching is a lot like modern day treasure hunting…

Give Your Unused LEGO Bricks a New Home — For Free!

What can LEGO enthusiasts (like you) do with all your LEGOS when they are no longer used…

Free! Baby’s First Birthday Cake

A free cake, perfect for eating, smashing, and displaying for your little one’s big day…

Heavy Metal Playground

The playground is home to plenty of big equipment for individuals to dig, push, scoop, and even play games on…