Kids & Youth
Become a Centennial Junior Ranger!
Do you want to become an Acadia Centennial Junior Ranger? Fantastic! Just download the book (below) and bring it with you to one of our programs! We'll check your activities, and pledge you in as an official Centennial Junior Ranger.
Can't visit the park? No worries! Just follow these directions:
Junior Ranger Program
A junior ranger attends ranger programs, completes activities in a workbook, and promises to take care of Acadia. It is a great way to learn and have fun in the park!
How do you become a Junior Ranger?
What about the National Junior Ranger program?
Girl Scout Ranger Program
The Girl Scouts of America and the National Park Service has partnered together to create opportunities for Girl Scouts to connect with our nation's precious natural and cultural resources while engaging in fun and meaningful activities in our national parks.
How do I become a Girl Scout Ranger?
Girl Scout troops interested in this program must schedule through the volunteer coordinator at 207-288-8716 or by email.
Links for Kids
Every Kid in a Park gives unlimited, free access to Acadia National Park and any federal lands to every 4th grader in the country and their guests through August 31, 2016! Visit www.everykidinapark.gov, play an online game, then download and print your own park voucher or pass.WebRangers Design your own ranger station, explore parks, and collect virtual junior ranger badges!
Are you doing research? Check out our School Projects page!
Acadia Quest is a series of youth- and family-oriented experiences in the park that encourage youth and families to explore, learn about, and protect national parks and other conserved lands.
Families or friends create a team and complete activities in categories of Explore, Learn, and Protect. For more information, visit the Friends of Acadia website here.
National Junior Ranger Day (spring)