National Parks Junior Ranger Day April 20, 2013
Join us for special activities on Junior Ranger Day. Earn patches, pins, badges, and certificates by completing special Junior Ranger Day activities.
Junior Ranger Program
Pick up a free Junior Ranger booklet at the Bear Gulch Nature Center, Pinnacles Visitor Center, or Chaparral Visitor Contact Station, and complete activities in the booklet to earn a Junior Ranger Badge.
Download the Junior Ranger Booklet
Scout Ranger Program
The Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger program engages and in educational programs and volunteer service projects in national park sites to
- Gain a better understanding of the National Park Service mission and conserving the nation's natural, cultural and historic resources.
- Explore the national parks.
- Practice good citizenship and kindness.
- In recognition of their resource stewardship activities, Scouts are awarded certificates and/or patches for their participation.
- 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 which encourages young people to "Do a Good Turn Daily" (special thoughtful acts of kindness), help other people and participate in community service projects.