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National Park Junior Ranger badge for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail
Official Captain John Smith Chesapeake Junior Ranger badge.

Become a Junior Ranger

Begin your explorations right from your computer when you earn a Junior Ranger Badge (ages 6-12).

As a Junior Ranger you will learn about:

  • Explorer Captain John Smith and his voyages on the Chesapeake Bay
  • The American Indian peoples who lived along the Chesapeake Bay
  • What the Chesapeake Bay was like 400 years ago and what it is like today
  • What you can do as a Junior Ranger to help the Chesapeake Bay

PLUS you earn a badge to show that you are an official Junior Ranger for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.

Junior Ranger - Captain John Smith Chespeake National Historic Trail

  • Download the Junior Ranger Activity Book
  • Read the instructions in the introduction
  • Take a "virtual tour" of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail by exploring this website
  • Complete the activity pages for your age group
  • Send the completed pages and your signed Junior Ranger Pledge to:

Email: CAJO_Junior_Ranger@nps.gov
OR
Mail: Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail
Junior Ranger Program
P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, VA 23690

Junior Ranger - Susquehanna River

Email: CAJO_Junior_Ranger@nps.gov
OR
Mail: Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail
Junior Ranger Program
P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, VA 23690

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