Be A Junior Ranger
During the summer, park staff provide ranger-guided programs specifically designed for kids. While programs have ended until late June 2011, the description below is a reference for what to expect on a Junior Ranger program.
Junior Ranger Program
Learning about history can be fun! Children ages 8-12 can join a ranger for a program filled with engaging activities. Junior ranger stickers will be given to each child who attends. This program will also help kids earn their Junior ranger badge! All children should wear sturdy shoes and bring water to drink. 1.5 hours and .5 mile. Meet in front of park headquarters on Red Jacket Road in Calumet.
Did You Know?
Despite ups and downs in copper production and prices, the Quincy Mining Company on Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula was able to pay its investors dividends nearly every year from 1862 to 1920, earning it the nickname "Old Reliable." The company closed in 1945, but continued to operate the smelter until 1971.