Junior Ranger Day 2013
Contact: Kathryn Harrison, 580-497-2742
Washita Battlefield National Historic Site
Junior Ranger Day on Saturday April 20, 2013
Calling all kids! The 2013 Junior Ranger Day celebration at the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site will be a come and go event held on Saturday April 20 from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.
Cheyenne native, Minoma Littlehawk Sills, Park Ranger from Roman Nose State Park, will share the story of the Hairy Toe as well as Tales from Coyote. The Washita National Wildlife Refuge will once again have available their very popular Wii hunting game for all to try.
Park Ranger Teresa Ezersky will be at the Native Garden demonstrating how to transform a simple Yucca leaf into rope. Weather permitting the park tipi will be raised. Those who participate in the programs and activities will have an opportunity to get their Junior Ranger Badge and certificate.
The event is open to all age groups and family members. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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Washita Battlefield National Historic Site protects and interprets the setting along the Washita River where Lt. Col. George A. Custer led the 7th U.S. Cavalry on a surprise dawn attack against the Southern Cheyenne
Did You Know?
As a teenager, Magpie survived the 1868 attack on the Washita River, and lived to fight Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer once again at the Battle of Little Big Horn.