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, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Program days for 2013 include:
April 20, 2013 - The Backyard Rangers Kick Off National Park Week!
The Backyard Rangers kick off National Park Week and celebrate Earth Day and Let's Move at the Fort Stanwix National Monument Willett Center.
May 18, 2013 - American Bison Back Home on the Range
See American Bison Back Home on the Range in New York and celebrate National Kids to Parks Day with Buddy Bison.
June 15, 2013 - Backyard Rangers are for the Birds!
Join Lorrie Schumacher and her feathered friends from Cornell University's Lab of Ornithology.
July 20, 2013 - Dig into Archeology
Dig in to exciting archeology with the Fort Stanwix Backyard Rangers.
August 17, 2013 - Backyard Rangers Explore Habitat History
Explore Habitat History with the Backyard Rangers. Comer learn about the habitat history of Fort Stanwix and the Mohawk Valley. Live, endangered, and native wildlife will be visiting Fort Stanwix from the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.
September 21, 2013 - the Backyard Rangers Read the Sky
Why is the weather forecast so often wrong? Come find out why!
October 19, 2013 - A Mammoth Day with the Backyard Rangers
Explore the world of paleontology through the Junior Paleontologist program with Park Ranger Susan Jones.
November 16, 2013 - Starry, Starry, Stanwix
Join the Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society and Backyard Rangers. Earn your Junior Ranger Night Explorer certificate and magnet. Remember - Half the Park is after dark!
December 20, 2013 - Dig into Archeology
Dig into exciting archeology with the Fort Stanwix Backyard Rangers.
Future dates will include: Junior Upcyler, Paleontologist, National Park Explorer days, and more!
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