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
Come to the park and walk the Track Trail
Did You Know?
Colonel Nelson Miles of the 64th New York Infantry was a volunteer officer at Antietam and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery at Chancellorsville. After the Civil War he remained in the Army and by the Spanish American War in 1898 he was the Commanding General of the U.S. Army.