"Explore, Learn, and Protect!" The Junior Ranger motto is recited by children around the country; each taking an oath of their own to protect parks, continue to learn about parks, and share their own ranger story with friends and family.
NEW - Become a Junior Ranger at Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (Val-Kill)
Click the link above to find out about our Junior Ranger Camp in July 2017.
Young Writers ProgramsThe National Park Service in partnership with the Hudson Valley Writing Project offers unique summer experiences for students each year. For more information about the Hudson Valley Writing Project please visit their website. For more information on past student projects please visit Courageous Writers: Hyde Park.
The Resource Stewardship Girl Scout Ranger Program invites Girl Scouts to participate in projects at national parks sites to spark their awareness of the National Parks and Girl Scouting; to provide them with the opportunity to learn more about protecting our natural and cultural resources; and to promote their exploration of natural and cultural resources, environmental science and conservation careers. Girl Scouts can earn certificates and/or patches for participating in the program.
Webrangers - This is the National Park Service's on-line Junior Ranger program for kids of all ages. If you love your National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites, this site is for you.
(Please note, Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site does not currently have a Junior Ranger Program)
Explore your National Parks
Electronic Field Trip - Gives students the opportunity to learn about a particular topic through National Parks they may never get a chance to visit.