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?
Alexander Agassiz, President of Calumet & Hecla Mining Company from 1871 to 1910, was the son of famed naturalist and Harvard professor, Louis Agassiz. Alexander's interest in copper mining was to fund his scientific travels. He became a specialist in marine ichthyology - the study of fish. More...