Junior Ranger Activities

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Kids at Junior Ranger Day

National Park Service

Find Your Park at George Rogers Clark National Historical Park! This summer promises to be filled with new and exciting events at George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (GRCNHP). GRCNHP, in partnership with the Knox County Public Library and other local sites, is offering a variety of programming for kids of all ages. Come out and join the fun! The park is open seven days a week from 9 am until 5 pm (ET). The memorial closes at 4:45 pm. Entrance is free as are all of the programs listed here.

Saturday July 23 - Ranger Career Day - Join park staff and volunteers as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of George Rogers Clark National Historical Park! Several activities will be offered throughout the day, including trying on different elements of the ranger uniform, experiencing different ranger duties, and so much more! The program runs from 1-4 PM at George Rogers Clark NHP

Saturday August 20 - Native American Culture Day - Join park staff and volunteers to experience Native American culture in the Old Northwest. Visit with authentic Native American re-enactors, play Native American games, participate in several Native American crafts, and so much more! The program runs from 1-4 PM at George Rogers Clark NHP.

Saturday September 17 - Natural Resources Day (at Ouabache Trails Park) - Explore the natural resources of the outdoors and what different local groups do to protect them. Conservation officers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, a representative from Knox County Solid Waste, and rangers and volunteers from the George Rogers Clark NHP will offer a variety of hands-on activities! The program runs from 1-4 PM

Saturday October 8 - Astronomy Night - Ever look up at the sky and wonder about the stars and the planets? People have been staring at the sky and wondering the same thing for generations. Come to the park and see how to look for stars in the night sky, along with many other exciting activities. Program runs from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

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Mailing Address:

401 S. 2nd Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

Phone:

(812) 882-1776 x210

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