This site will be closed on Thursday 11/28/13 in honor of Thanksgiving. The site will reopen on Friday 11/29/12 with the normal operating hours.
Girl Scout Rangers
The Girl Scout Ranger program is a cooperative effort between the National Park Service and the Girl Scouts of the United States of America and is a component of the GSUSA's Elliott Wildlife Values Project "Linking Girls to the Land" program.
To recognize their leadership efforts and resource stewardship activities, girls earn certificates and/or patches for their involvement in educational, volunteer or action projects.
While volunteer opportunities are not always available at relatively small historic sites like General Grant National Memorial, Scouts who participate in our regularly scheduled programs, reserved tours with a troop or other group, or a special event in the park, can count that activity towards their award. There are also a number of other National Park Service (NPS) sites in the New York City area that can help a Scout achieve their Girl Scout Ranger goals. Please click HERE for more information on other NPS sites nearby.
Earn a certificate
Earn a patch
Scouts interested in keeping a log of their hours may use the Activity Sheet. This is not a requirement, but keeping track may assist you in determining how many hours you have completed.
For more information on the national program, how to get started, and other tips please visit HERE.
Did You Know?
According to his memoirs, U.S. Grant was suffering "very severely" with a "sick headache" the day before he was to meet R.E. Lee at Appomattox Court House. However, as soon as he read Lee's note suggesting they meet to formalize the surrender of the Confederate Army, his headache disappeared. More...