Bridge Repair Work
Beginning September 15, the main bridge into the fort will be closed for repairs. Visitors will be able to access the fort through the sally port entrance. An accessible ramp will be available upon request. Visit the Willett Center for assistance on-site.
Girl Scout Resource Stewardship Program
National Park Service
• You explore your national parks
• You discover history and culture
• You explore nature
• You get a taste of environmental and
• You help protect your national parks
How to Earn Your Certificate or Patch:
At Fort Stanwix National Monument you must participate in an educational program or volunteer service/action project and earn your Girl Scout Ranger certificate or patch.
To Earn Your Certificate: you must participate in 5 hours of an educational program, a volunteer service, or an action project.
Once you are finished you can download your certificate at the main National Park Service website here:
NPS Girl Scout Ranger Certificate
*Use of the certificate is on the honor system, as the certificate should only be downloaded after contributing five hours to project.
To Earn Your Patch: you must participate in 10 hours of an educational program, a volunteer service, or an action project.
Girl Scouts will be awarded a patch upon verbally reporting their completion of the program requirements to the Fort Stanwix VIP or Scout Program Coordinators at the Fort Stanwix NM visitor center.
Educational Opportunities at Fort Stanwix Include:
Guided Field Trips
Junior Ranger Programs
Regular Scheduled Tours and Programming
Volunteer Service and Action Project Opportunities can be found on the Fort Stanwix Volunteer Opportunities page for entire troops or individuals interested in helping.
Girl Scouts interested in keeping a log of their experiences may use this Activity Sheet. This is not a requirement, but may be useful in keeping track of your hours completed.
Share Your Experience With Others
We would love to hear about your experience as a Girl Scout Ranger! Keep in touch with us. Send an email to the National Park Service at NPS Youth Programs. Be sure to include your name, age, and troop.
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