Junior Ranger Day 2014, Saturday April 26th
Special Junior Ranger Day Ranger Programs
Must Weft to Weave - One must weft a loom to pass a shuttle through the shed. Confused? Join a Park Ranger at the Wick House for this hands-on demonstration and learn the basics of weaving. 1:30pm to 4:00pm at the Wick House.
Meet a Soldier - What was the life of a Continental Soldier like? What equipment did they carry? Meet a Soldier in the Continental Army at the Soldiers Huts and find out about his equipment and lifestyle. 1:30pm to 4:00pm at the Soldiers Huts.
JUNIOR RANGER PROGRAM
Complete and present the handbook to a park ranger at Jockey Hollow or Washington's Headquarters and receive your Junior Ranger badge for a job well done. For more information, please visit Be A Junior Ranger
Web Ranger Program
Did You Know?
The Brown Bess was the standard issue infantry musket for the British Army. By 1770, the specifications of the weapon included a 39 inch length barrel, 14 pound weight, and a .75 calibre bullet.