Be A Junior Ranger

George Washington Carver National Monument is a fun place to visit! Plan to spend a couple of hours or a whole day learning about George Washington Carver, discovering nature, history, trying out the interactive exhibit area and becoming a junior ranger.

 
Junior rangers exploring in the science classroom.
Summer Junior Rangers spend a morning in the Carver science classroom.

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Be a Junior Ranger! Earn a badge by learning about George's childhood home. Students can complete the Junior Ranger Program on a single visit or by making reservations in advance to participate in Junior Ranger Day. Upon successful completion of a junior ranger booklet, children are awarded with a junior ranger badge and certificate. The Plant Doctor activity booklet is for ages 5 to 7. The Scientist activity booklet is for ages 8 and older. Booklets are available at the visitor center front desk.



 
A gold park junior ranger badge.
George Washington Carver NM Junior Ranger badge

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Other fun National Park Sites to explore include Archeology for Kids and Kids in Parks

 
Front cover of the Plant Doctor Junior Ranger activity booklet with an image of George Washington Carver as a teenager.
Front cover of the Plant Doctor Junior Ranger Activity Booklet.

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Front cover of the Scientist Junior Ranger activity booklet with a drawing of George Washington Carver.
Front cover of the Scientist Junior Ranger Activity Booklet.

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Last updated: May 5, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

5646 Carver Road
Diamond, MO 64840

Phone:

417.325.4151

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