Be A Junior Ranger
EXPLORE LEARN PROTECT
Hey Kids…Looking for something fun and free to do while at our park? Why not become a Junior Ranger! Explore your creativity and draw your own invention or pretend you are a representative of Thomas Edison National Historical Park to create an advertisement for our park. Hunt for Edison's Logo, complete the timeline and watch some early Edison movies.
Successful Junior Rangers will take the official Junior Ranger pledge and receive a Junior Ranger badge. Work hard like Thomas Edison, complete the Bonus Questions and attend a Ranger led talk to also receive the Thomas Edison National Historical Park patch.
Good luck, have fun and remember to Explore, Learn, And Protect our National Parks.
To download your Junior Ranger book please click here. (PDF 3.6mb)
Be a WebRanger
Kids! Learn about National Parks by becoming a WebRanger. As a WebRanger, you will travel to parks all over the country through the worldwide web. Your job is to have fun while learning about YOUR National Parks and the things YOU can do to care of them. Solve mysteries and puzzles, playgames, take part in stories, and gather secret words. Become a WebRanger! Click here to begin your adventure.
Did You Know?
West Orange, NJ, was the birthplace of motion pictures. In 1893, Thomas Edison built the first building for the recording of motion pictures. It was dubbed THE BLACK MARIA. It got its name because it was large and black and looked like the police wagons of the day, which were called black marias.