National Jr. Ranger Day
Contact: Dorothy Cook, 701-745-3300
Calling all Junior Archeologists to celebrate National Jr. Ranger Day with the staff of Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time on Saturday, April 24, 2010. Children can participate in activities that include “Why is the Past Important?” and a Walk into History. At completion of the activities, children will receive a Jr. Ranger patch, a 2010 Jr. Ranger Badge, and a certificate.
Come and explore the archeology experience! Acting Superintendent Maureen McGee-Ballinger encourages children to “Follow the Junior Ranger motto; Explore, Learn, and Protect, we invite all Junior Rangers to join us on Saturday and become Junior Archeologists”
Children are invited to eat lunch with a ranger. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided by the Knife River Indian Heritage Foundation.All the activities are free. Park hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time. Knife River Indian Villages NHS is located ½ mile north of Stanton on County Road 37. Join the staff and celebrate National Jr. Ranger Day. For more information, you can call the park at (701) 745-3300.
Did You Know?
There are seventeen archeological sites within the Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site that predate the Mandan and Hidatsa Indians?