Be A Junior Ranger

Junior Rangers care about our national parks. Their mission is to explore, learn, and protect our nation's parks for future generations, and have fun while doing it!

Contact us for a George Washington Birthplace National Monument Junior Ranger Booklet. Don't forget to check out our Virtual Junior Ranger opportunities below!


Virtual Junior Ranger Activities

megalodon fossil sharks tooth

Fossilization Challenge

Can you survive the fossilization challenge and be discovered by a paleontologist? Choose your journey as you set out to become a fossil.

Colonial Revival Garden, wooden gate and brick path with boxwoods on either side

Online Scavenger Hunt

Learn about George Washington Birthplace by exploring our website to find answers for the online scavenger hunt.

Family standing in front of the Birthplace Monument

Spot the Difference

Discover how the Birthplace Monument has changed over time.

Spy Code

Spy Code

Use the spy code to discover what message General George Washington sent in a secret letter to the Marquis de Lafayette.

Find and Color Chesapeake Bay

Find and Color Chesapeake Bay

Explore the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay that were used for transportation and trade during George Washington's life.

Virtual Junior Ranger Badge

Virtual Junior Ranger Badge

Once the above activities are completed you can download your virtual ranger badge by right clicking and "save image as" jpeg. Navigate to your downloads folder, open the image on your computer and then print the badge.


More Junior Ranger Opportunities

British mortar

Star-Spangled Banner NHT Junior Ranger

Learn about the events that led to the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner.

Junior Archeologist

Junior Archeologist

Learn how archeologists uncover information that helps parks understand the history of those areas.

Junior Paleontologist

Junior Paleontologist

Become a Junior Paleontologist to learn how to help parks protect their important paleontological resources.

American Indians Fishing in Canoe by de Bry & White

Captain John Smith Junior Ranger

Become a Junior Ranger for the Captain John Smith National Historic Trail and learn about his explorations around the Chesapeake Bay.

Creatures found in the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Junior Ranger

Discover the historic and environmental importance of the Chesapeake Bay.

Tree canopy

World Heritage Junior Ranger

Become a World Heritage Junior Ranger and learn about the movement to protect the world's natural areas.

Last updated: June 23, 2022

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