• large wooden spikes jut out from a large wooden angular wall lit by sunlight. verdant grass surrounds it.

    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

The Fort Stanwix Backyard Rangers

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A guest ornithologist shares her knowledge about local fowl during this hands-on demonstration in the park!
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A guest meteorologist visits the park and shows children the technology used to predict the weather.

National Park Service

The Backyard Ranger series at Fort Stanwix National Monument creates connections between youth and parks through diverse park programs and inspires kids to get outside and experience their America.

Backyard Rangers meets on the third Saturday of each month, from10 am to 11:30 am & 1 pm to 3:30 pm.

Program days for 2014 include:

January 18th Oneida Snow Snakes & Storytelling in Winter

February 15th
Happy Birthday George Washington!

March 15 th Spring Into the Season

April 19 th
The Shot Heard 'Round the World

FUTURE DATES INCLUDE:
May 17th
June 21st
July 19th
August 16th
September 20th
October 18th
November 15th
December 20th

Information about all upcoming programs can be found by clicking on the following links:
Fort Stanwix Events
Fort Stanwix News Releases

Come visit Fort Stanwix and join the fun with the Backyard Rangers, and make a difference in YOUR backyard!

 

Did You Know?

a line of men marching, muskets flask in sun pointing at you, they wear scarlet red

Out of the approximately 2,000 people who attacked Fort Schuyler/Stanwix, under the command of the British officer Barry St. Leger, only about 200 of them were actually British Regular troops, or "red coats." The rest were a combination of British allied colonists, Indians, and German Regulars. More...