Kids & Youth

Volunteer and Park Ranger in the classroom
 

JUNIOR RANGER PROGRAM

Our young visitors can become an official Junior Ranger at Canyon de Chelly National Monument! Canyon de Chelly is a great place for families to learn about the cultural and natural resources and the importance of preserving them.

Stop at the Visitor Center to pick up a free worksheet, pencil and trash bag. Complete the activities and return the worksheet to a Park Ranger to earn a badge, postcard, and booklet. The Junior Ranger Worksheet is available online too. Thank you for participating in this program just for kids!

 

WEBRANGER PROGRAM

Another great program just for kids! Become a Webranger by completing the online activities while learning more about our National Parks.

 

SCHOOL GROUPS

Is your school coming to the park? Park staff can provide orientation (15-30 minutes), conduct a talk (30-60 minutes), or lead a canyon hike (2-3 hours). Park staff can also come to your school to set up an information booth or provide a talk about park history, geology or other topics.

Please submit an official written request at least two weeks in advance by fax to 928-674-5507 and include teacher's name, contact information, grade of students, number of students and chaperones, date of visit and duration of visit. The park will do its best to schedule a Park Ranger to provide the services for FREE. Last minute request may not be honored.

 

YOUTH IN THE PARKS

Two great ways to learn more about the National Parks is to become a Volunteer or join a Conservation Crew! Both options give youth an opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the park. Volunteers can help visitors at the Visitor Center or provide a short orientation for visitors. Conservation Crews hire youth to help preserve and protect the parks. Ask us about becoming a volunteer or check out the websites for Ancestral Lands Program, Canyon Country Youth Corps, and Student Conservation Association.

Last updated: January 25, 2018

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 588
Chinle, AZ 86503

Phone:

(928) 674-5500

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