How to Become A Scout Ranger

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Boy Scouts hike the Bright Angel Trail at Grand Canyon National Park (AZ).
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What will you discover?

Being a Scout Ranger allows you to discover your national parks. Whether you are visiting a natural park like Yosemite National Park, or a historical site like Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site in Pennsylvania, we hope you will learn something about the national park and yourself! By being a Scout Ranger you will be able to:

  • Learn about the mission of the National Park Service
  • Help protect the nation's natural, cultural, and historic resources
  • Explore your national park

And of course, you can earn a certificate or patch. Check it out!

How to Earn a Certificate or Patch

Frequently Asked Questions

Download the Scout Ranger Program Handout