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Date: March 20, 2015

Hey kids! Bring your cousins, aunts, uncles and parents to Homestead National Monument of America over Easter weekend, April 4 and 5, 2015, for some Junior Ranger exploring! The Homestead Junior Ranger Activity Booklet includes a scavenger hunt, kid's bingo and more. Although it is designed for children ages five to twelve, anyone is welcome to try. The more you explore the monument, the more pages you can finish! It's a great way to involve the whole family, see some cool stuff, and hike off those Easter eggs. Finish the activities and become a Junior Park Ranger for Homestead National Monument of America! You will get a certificate, "Junior Park Ranger" badge, and wristband.

There are all kinds of things to see and do at Homestead National Monument of America. Stop by the Homestead Education Center to "See the Great Plains" This poster exhibit focuses on ecotourism destinations across the State of Nebraska. With posters baring titles like "Bison Rebirth: See the Largest Land Mammal in North America"" and Dancing Chickens: The Original Sandhills Hoe-Down" you will not want to miss this exceptional exhibit! Test your skills by trying the monument's GPS led prairie walk or check out a Nature Pack and find some birds. This free equipment can be checked out at the front desk of either the Education or Heritage Centers.

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2015. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM) and Facebook (Homestead National Monument of America).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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