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    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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Junior Ranger

Junior Ranger Day patch
National Junior Ranger Day is April 19 at Valley Forge
Kicking off National Park Week, kids are invited to GO WILD! for their National Parks. On Junior Ranger Day kids can participate in a variety of hands-on activities, games, and art projects to learn more about Valley Forge's rich cultural history and natural resources.

Programs will be ongoing from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with a graduation ceremony at 2:30 p.m. in front of the Visitor Center. New Junior Rangers will take the Junior Ranger Oath and receive their official Junior Ranger Badge! Programs will take place throughout the park, allow yourself plenty of time to visit each station.

Start your day in the Visitor Center for the Junior Ranger Day Programs and Activities Schedule and park map. Event is rain or shine. In case of rain, a modified program will occur indoors.

Download the 2014 Junior Ranger Day Schedule of Events.

National Junior Ranger Day is part of National Park Week, April 19-27. Special programs are being held at national parks around the country.
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Junior Ranger Activity Book

To become a Junior Ranger, download and print, or pick up a copy of the Junior Ranger Activity Booklet at the Visitor Center and start your quest to explore, learn and discover more about Valley Forge. Once you have completed the correct amount of activities, visit the Ranger at the Visitor Center to receive your Junior Ranger Badge!

Download the Valley Forge Junior Ranger Activity Book

Find a Junior Ranger program at a National Park near you!

Did you know that you can be a Junior Ranger even if you are not able to visit a national park? You can with WebRangers! Play more than 50 games and learn about your National Parks.

Did You Know?

visitor using cell phone

Valley Forge is full of great stories. Now, simply hear them come to life 24/7 from the convenience of your own cell phone. It's easy! Call 484.396.1018, choose a prompt directory (1-10), and enjoy a short audio segment.