• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

Junior Ranger Day Program

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Date: April 15, 2013
Contact: Kathryn Harrison, 580-497-2742

Junior Ranger Day

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Washita Battlefield National Historic Site

Saturday, April 20, 2013

10:00am- 3:00pm

Special Activities

10:00 Native Garden: How to make rope from a Yucca leaf with Ranger Teresa

11:00 Story-telling around the campfire: The Great Mystery Power and The Coyote-Minoma Littlehawk Sills

11:30 How to decorate your own unbrella the Cheyenne Way

12:00 Have your picture taken with Smokey Bear!

1:00   Native Garden: How to make rope from a Yucca leaf with Ranger Teresa

2:00   How to make a drum the Cheyenne Way

2:30   Story-telling around the campfire: The Hairy Toe- Minoma Littlehawk Sills

On-going activities

- Junior Ranger table: Earn your Junior Ranger Badge and Certificate and put together National Park Puzzles

- Walk the Dust and Fire Trail and take the Discovery Challenge

- Watch the park film, Destiny at Dawn (10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30)

- Musical chairs to Songs for Junior Rangers and win a prize!

- Play the Washita National Wildlife Refuge Wii hunting game

- Outside: Visit Sgt. Smith and Private Martin and Dr. Rennick at the 7th Cavalry Field Tent

- Outside: Learn how to throw and atalatl

------FREE POPCORN ALL DAY------

Did You Know?

Chief Magpie sitting on the banks of the Washita River.

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.