Be A Junior Ranger!

A single Boston African American National Historic Site Junior Ranger badge placed on a railing.

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Junior Ranger Programs Now Available Online

Explore! Learn! Protect! Become a Junior Ranger at Boston African American National Historic Site. Opportunities for all ages (even adults) makes becoming a Junior Ranger an experience for the whole family.

Our Junior Ranger Activity Book introduces you to the sites along the Black Heritage Trail Trail® here in Boston. Travel along the sites as you learn about the free black community of the North Slope of Beacon Hill and their fight for equal rights in America.

For a digital version of the Activity Book, please email us!

Request a Jr. Ranger Book

Digital Junior Ranger Badge for Boston African American Historic Site.

Visit Virtually

Most activities in the Junior Ranger book can be completed by reading through the book and visiting the websites of our partners. You can also complete your Ranger guided program by coming along on a virtual tour of the Black Heritage Trail, listening to Ranger Shawn discuss the Maritime Underground Railroad, or learning about the story of Anthony Burns.

Don't forget your Virtual Junior Ranger Badge!

After you finish your book, come back to this page and collect your Virtual Junior Ranger Badge. This can be downloaded, printed, and pasted into your Junior Ranger book.

Take the Pledge Live with a Ranger

For a limited time, we are offering the opportunity to do a virtual pledge! If interested, send us an email to set up a 5 minute live meeting with a ranger.

*Note: Participants will be asked to create the meeting and share the invitation with a park ranger.


Last updated: May 14, 2021

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15 State Street
Boston African American National Historical Site

Boston , MA 02109


617 742-5415

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