• The Garrison Flag flies over Fort McHenry.

    Fort McHenry

    National Monument and Historic Shrine Maryland

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  • Reg. Hours Hours: May 24, 2014 - September 1, 2014

    Park: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Star Fort: 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Visitor Center: 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

For Kids

Junior Ranger Program

The Junior Ranger program is provided for families with young visitors who wish to explore and learn about Fort McHenry. Parents are encouraged to assist their youngsters with gathering the answers to various questions about the fort's history. Begin at the Visitor Center, then explore the Visitor Center, Star Fort and grounds.

After completing the Activity Booklet, youngsters earn a Junior Ranger certificate and badge.

Did You Know?

School children creating the Living American Flag.

School children create a "Living American Flag" during the annual May event at Fort McHenry. The program is sponsored by The American Flag Foundation, Inc. More...