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    Lassen Volcanic

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For Kids

Junior Rangers explore the Manzanita Lake area.
Junior Rangers explore the Manzanita lake area.
NPS Photo


Student Resources
Are you looking for more information about Lassen Volcanic National Park for your classroom project? Look no farther! Click the link above for information you can read online, or download, or print.

Programs
In the summer, there are ranger-led Junior Ranger programs for kids seven to 12 and ranger-led talks for the entire family at the Loomis Museum. Check the online schedule of events or the summer issue of the free park newspaper and join us!

Junior Ranger Program
Kids ages seven to 12 can participate in this program! To get started, download a booklet online (1.4Mb pdf), or pickup a Junior Ranger booklet at the Loomis Museum, or the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. You will need to turn in the completed booklet to a park ranger in person at the park. Follow the instructions and have fun! more..

Chipmunk Club
Kids of any age can participate in this program! To get started, pickup a Chipmunk Club booklet at the Loomis Museum, or the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Follow the instructions and have fun!

Volcano Club
People of any age can participate in this program. To get started, read about the program and download the booklet online, or pickup the booklet at the Loomis Museum, or the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Follow the instructions and have fun! more...

Let's Move Outside
Get active in Lassen Volcanic and show your participation in this nation-wide program. more...

Youth Camping Program
Are you dreaming of taking your first camping trip to Lassen? Lassen's Youth Camping Program helps non-profit organizations discover Lassen through camping and exploration.
Small grants are available through the Lassen Park Foundation. Ask your group leader to learn more about the Youth Camping Program.

Did You Know?

summer and winter newspapers side by side

The Lassen Volcanic National Park newspaper comes out twice a year--one issue for winter and one for the summer season. The newspaper describes the many activities you can enjoy visiting during the very different seasons. More...