• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania

Be A Junior Ranger

Fort Necessity Junior Ranger Badge

Earn a Junior Park Ranger badge ant the right to wear the Fort Necessity Jr. Ranger Patch.

Junior Ranger Program

Become a Fort Necessity Junior Ranger! Pick up a Junior Ranger activity booklet at the Visitor Center. Start as a Recruit and explore the park and complete the activities to work your way through the rank of Captain and up to Colonel. The more activities you complete, the higher your rank.

Available year-round.

Did You Know?

Wampum belt being presented at a ceremony.

Wampum was an important and sacred tool of communication used by many Indian tribes in the northeast. Each belt was specially woven so that each color, bead and pattern had a meaning. Similar to European documents, wampum formalized treaties and outlined trade agreements.