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Junior Ranger Family Fun Day

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Date: July 30, 2009

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Hold Junior Ranger Family Fun Day

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is recruiting Junior Rangers.  Kids ages 5 through 12 and their families are invited to Junior Ranger Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 1 for a lively adventure in the park.

The fun begins in the South Unit Visitor Center auditorium at 9:30 a.m. MDT and will continue throughout the day.  Kids will go on a tour of Theodore Roosevelt's Maltese Cross Cabin, visit a prairie dog town, play games, and learn about who works in the park.  Other activities include learning how the badlands were formed and what wildlife lives in the park.  The day will end  at 3:00 p.m. with the Junior Ranger graduation ceremony.

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