For Kids

A park ranger and six students sit in a circle on the beach, drawing in the sand
Junior Rangers learning about oceans through field activities at the beach

NPS Photo - Allyce Andrew

 
Welcome, kids!
Do you live in Alaska? Florida? The moon? From just about anywhere you can make mammoth discoveries about Bering Land Bridge National Preserve and become a Junior Ranger.

Junior Ranger Book
Would you like to proudly wear the Bering Land Bridge Jr. Ranger patch? Download the Junior Ranger Book (PDF 2.62 MB) to become an official Bering Land bridge Jr. Ranger.

When you are done send it to us via email or snail mail and we'll award you with your hard earned patch and certificate.
 
Junior Ranger Program in Nome, AK

Junior Ranger Program
Children ages 6 -12 are welcome to participate in a one-hour-and-a-half program filled with fun activities, games, and crafts. Tundra animals, plants, and ocean-life thrive in the area and provide ample opportunities to uncover new interests. A parent or guardian is asked to sign a permission slip on the first day of attendance. A healthy snack is provided.

When: June – mid-August; every Friday
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beringia Room


Tundra Tot
For the younger children, ages 3 to 5, and their parents, a ranger will put on a program once a week for an hour. This program provides learning through discovery with activities, games, and crafts about animals and plants of Bering Land Bridge. A parent or guardian is required to attend with the child. A healthy snack is provided.

When: June - August; every Wednesday
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Beringia Room

Please visit our Ranger Program page for a full list of all program offerings.

 

Looking for a little extra fun?

Junior Paleontologist
Download the Junior Paleontologist book (PDF 10MB) complete the book and send it to us for a Jr. Paleontologist badge. Remember, paleontologist are fossil hunters. They don't mind getting a little dirty in search of ancient fossils, bones, or teeth.

The Megafauna of the Ice Age
Imagine living amongst woolly mammoths, steppe bison, and giant bears. The creatures of the Ice Age made humans look like tiny ants. Learn more about yesterday's giants and what made them so special.

Alaska Animal Adaptations
Adaptations help plants animals and plants survive. Learn more about the arctic adaptations needed to survive cold Alaska temperature?

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 220

Nome, AK 99762

Phone:

(800) 471-2352
Phones staffed Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:30 pm.

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