Kids & Youth

kids programs

Be a Junior Ranger
Choose from several programs for families with children up to the age of 12 who can earn a collectible Junior Ranger Badge from Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park.

Junior Ranger Completed Workbook Posters - One of the Junior Ranger Program requirements is to submit a poster following the guidelines in the Junior Ranger Workbook.

My Hawaiʻi Story Contest
My Hawaiʻi 2015 Student Environmental Writing Contest Winners

Park Fun
Fun activities for kids to do while in the park

Every Kid in a Park
Free access to Federal Lands and Waters for 4th graders and their guests

Share Your Experiences
Do you have Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park experiences that you wish to share?
Submit your poetic, artistic or written expression.

Nature and Science
Visit the park's Nature and Science webpages to see why this park is so special.

Park Facts (pdf 145KB)
Writing a report and your teacher really likes statistics? This is where you will find those treasured bits of information.

Park History
Did you ever wonder how and why this bit of land on such a remote island in the Pacific Ocean become a National Park? Check it out!

Park Statistics
Annual reports, visitor statistics, Park acreage, and more

Ranger Programs
Ranger-led programs enrich your knowledge of park resources and Hawaiian culture

Web Adventures
Find online electronic field trips, virtual visits,and WebRanger!

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