• Reenatctors try to stay warm outside soldier huts in Jockey Hollow

    Morristown

    National Historical Park New Jersey

Volunteer

NPS Scout-Ranger Patch

Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger patch

NPS

Calling all Scouts! Lend a hand and earn the Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger Patch

Scouts that participate in educational programs and/or volunteer service projects at national park sites can:

• Gain a better understanding of the National Park Service mission and help conserve the nation's natural, cultural and historic resources.
• Explore the national parks.
• Practice good citizenship.

In recognition of resource stewardship activities, Scouts are awarded patches for their participation.

 
GirlScoutRangerPatch

Resource Stewardship Gril Scout Ranger patch

Patch Requirements:
1. Take part in organized educational programs or volunteer service projects for a minimum of ten (10) hours at one or more national park sites.
2. Scouts will be awarded a patch upon reporting their completion of the program requirements to the park's Volunteer Program Manager at e-mail us.
3. Scouts are encouraged to share their experience by sending an e-mail and photographs to npsyouthprograms@nps.gov.
4. Scouts are also encouraged to submit a short narrative to the BSA Good Turn for America website describing their participation and lessons learned.

The Scout Ranger program is cooperative effort between the National Park Service (NPS) and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). It is a component of the BSA umbrella initiative Good Turn for America which encourages young people to "Do a Good Turn Daily" (special thoughtful acts of kindness), help other people and participate in community service projects.

 

For more information regarding Morristown National Historical Park volunteer program, please contact us.

To view more NPS volunteer opportunities, go to

http://www.volunteer.gov/gov

 

Did You Know?

Mohawk

The Iroquois Confederacy was based in what is now northern New York and was initially comprised of the Seneca, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga and Mohawk nations. After 1720 the Tuscarora fled north from a series of decimating inter-tribal wars and became the sixth nation of the confederacy.