For Kids

The Fort Necessity Junior Ranger badge

Junior Ranger

Children 6-12 can visit Fort Necessity and upon completion of the activities earn the Junior Ranger Badge. Learn more about becoming a Junior Ranger.

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Boy Scouts participating in the Archaeology merit badge program.

Programs for Scouts

Fort Necessity presents guided programs and self-guided programs for scouts. Learn about the programs offered for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts.

Illustration of George Washington in a colonial uniform
Young George Washington's Adventure WebRanger activity.


Kids of all ages can play games and learn at the National Park Service’s on line Junior Ranger web site, WebRangers. Be sure to check out "Young George Washington's Adventures" and learn about Washington's difficult and hazardous journey to ask the French to leave the Ohio River Valley.

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Every Kid in a Park Logo.

Every Kid in a Park

Hey fourth graders! In celebration of the National Park Service turning 100, come see America's natural wonders and historic sites. The Every Kid in a Park program allows every fourth grader and their family to visit parks for free from now until August of 2017.

Get a voucher for a free park entrance pass at Bring the voucher with you to Fort Necessity and we will exchange it for your pass. Educators can visit the educator section of the Every Kid in a Park web site to download a classroom activity and pass vouchers for the whole 4th grade class.


Last updated: April 9, 2019

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Mailing Address:

1 Washington Parkway
Farmington, PA 15437


(724) 329-5512

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