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Be A Junior Ranger

Junior Ranger badge

We Have Three Ways To Become A Junior Ranger!

Being a Junior Ranger is a great way for your child to become involved with your
National Park.

It is also a great way for the entire family to learn more about Dayton's only National Park and about the National Park Service.

All interested future Junior Rangers, between the ages of 6-12, should report to the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center, the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center or Dunbar House. At the desk you will be given a Junior Ranger booklet.

It's fun, FREE, and easy!

So come and join a growing group of young people who are interested in the world around them and involved with their nation's heritage, and become qualified as a Junior Ranger.

Each participant can receive a special Junior Ranger badge at each location and have an official park ranger sign their certificates after they have completed the required activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information and directions call 937.225.7705 or 937.425.0008.

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Get this Paul Laurence Dunbar junior ranger badge by visiting the Dunbar House.

Or you can earn junior ranger wings at Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center.





Did You Know?

Paul Laurence Dunbar House

The Dunbar House in Dayton, Ohio, was purchased by Paul for his mother in 1903. On July 23, 1936, the Dunbar House became the first state memorial to honor an African American.