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A young Junior Ranger at a Junior Ranger event

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Junior Ranger Days

During summer 2024 come out and explore the park.

March 30: Kite Day

Fly a kite with us! Bring a kite to fly or come to the kite creation station and make one. From 1-3 p.m. (eastern time) we'll have blank kites to decorate and volunteers will help you build them.

April 8: Total Solar Eclipse

Come learn about eclipses, do crafts and the Eclipse explorer Junor Ranger Book. Activities run 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Totality begins just after 3:05 p.m. Eastern tiem and lasts 4 minutes 4 seconds. the longest in Indiana!

June 22: Three Forts Day

Learn how kids lived in Vincennes from the early French, American Revolution, and War of 1812 periods. Musket demonstrations included. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Eastern Time)

July 13: Art in the Park

Come play in the park and bring your favorite art project to do on your own or participate in making a craft, writing a poem, or making music in the park with rangers and volunteers!

August 17: Natural Resource Day

Learn more about the natural world including basic plant and track identification. 1 - 3 p.m.(Eastern Time)

October 5: Astronomy Night

Learn about astronomy both during the day and at night. We'll have telescopes, activities about the night sky, and the night sky junior ranger book! 6:30 pm - 9:30 p.m.

These events are free and open to the public. These events always have a wide variety of activities, so children of all ages will find something to enjoy!

Also, feel free to call the park at 812-882-1776 to ask for more details.

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401 S. 2nd Street
Vincennes, IN 47591


812 882-1776 x1210

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