Be A Junior Ranger
Become a Junior Ranger!
Kids of all ages can earn a Junior Ranger badge from the African Burial Ground National Monument. To be a Junior Ranger is a special honor and privilege. Kids may earn a Junior Ranger badge by completing a number of activities related to the site. After completing the Activity Booklet, you will receive a certificate, get sworn in as a Junior Ranger, and get to wear a badge, just like Park Rangers wear. The Junior Ranger Activity Booklet is available at the visitor center or by downloading it online.
Did You Know?
The ancestral remains of 419 individuals, which were removed in 1991 and taken to Howard University for scientific study, were reinterred at the African Burial Ground Memorial Site on October 4, 2003. Each year, October 4 is a day of remembrance and celebration at the African Burial Ground. More...