Become a Junior Ranger at Antietam National Battlefield
You can become a Junior Ranger when you visit Antietam National Battlefield.
In order to prepare for your visit, you can download and print the Junior Ranger booklets (below) in advance from this webpage. When you visit the battlefield you can complete the activities in the booklet and present them to a park ranger or a park volunteer at the visitor center. They will award you a certificate and a Junior Ranger badge.
Visit the National Park Service Web Ranger Pages and Become a WebRanger
This is the National Park Service's on-line Junior Ranger program for kids of all ages. If you love your National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites, this site is for you.
Play more than 50 games and learn about your National Parks.
Antietam Activities that you Can Download
Did You Know?
Alexander Gardner's photographs of Antietam were the first ever images to show dead soldiers on the field of battle. A New York Times article about the photographs said it was if the "dead had been laid at our doorsteps." More...