Photo by Joel Veak. Courtesy of the National Park Service, Olmsted NHS.
Due to the heightened security in the greater Boston area, the Junior Ranger Day activities planned for Frederick Law Olmsted NHS and John Fitzgerald Kennedy NHS in Brookline, MA and Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters NHS in Cambridge on Saturday April 20 are postponed.
Please check back for information on rescheduling or contact a ranger directly at 617-566-1689
SATURDAY APRIL 20th from 10am to 4pm
JUNIOR RANGER DAY
Join John F. Kennedy National Historic Site, Longfellow House-George Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site and Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in a celebration of National Junior Ranger Day on April 20. Each of these sites in Brookline and Cambridge is connected to the 401 units of the National Park System in different ways, and April 20 is your day to explore! Visit any of the sites between 10am and 4pm to earn your Junior Ranger badge as well as complete other fun activities. Visitors who successfully complete a tri-site challenge will earn a special surprise.
Park Rangers at Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site invite you to hone your artist skills with activities that ask you to capture Mr. Olmsted's landscape using provided
Kids! Learn about National Parks by becoming a WebRanger. As a WebRanger, you will travel to parks all over the country through the world wide web. Your job is to have fun while learning about YOUR National Parks and the things YOU can do to care for them. Solve mysteries and puzzles, play games, take part in stories, and gather secret words. Become a WebRanger! Click here to begin your adventure.
Did You Know?
Frank Lloyd Wright Jr., who followed his father into the field of architecture, apprenticed at the Olmsted firm and specialized in horticulture and botany.