Be A Junior Ranger

Junior Ranger book cover
Cover of the Junior Ranger Book at James A. Garfield NHS

NPS Staff

Want to do the Junior Ranger book at home? Now you can! Download a pdf version and then complete the activities. Every Junior Ranger needs to complete the first two activities- Garfield Bingo and Ask a Ranger. Due to the home being closed the Garfield Bingo activity can be completed by watching this video, can you find the 12 objects in the movie? Please contact jaga_interpretation@nps.gov for the Ask a Ranger questions and a Park Ranger will respond! Please scan the completed pages to the site at jaga_interpretation@nps.gov.

 
Junior Ranger book for Historic Preservation Badge
The Historic Prservation Junior Ranger book helps to teach basic concepts in historic preservation and the National Park Service’s programs that help support these causes to commemorate the anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

Ages 7-9: Complete 4 activities
Ages 10-12: Complete 7 activities
Ages 13 and up: Complete 10 activities

Download a pdf version and complete the activities at home! Please scan the completed pages to the site at jaga_interpretation@nps.gov.
 
Junior Ranger book for Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Badge
The Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Junior Ranger book teaches children and adults all about what the Underground Railroad, where it was, and who was involved in helping the system operate. Download a pdf version.

Ages 5 to 6, check here and complete at least 3 activities
Ages 7 to 10, check here and complete at least 6 activities
Ages 10 and older, check here and complete 10 activities

Please scan the completed pages to the site at jaga_interpretation@nps.gov. or send your book to:
National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program
National Park Service
601 Riverfront Drive
Omaha, Nebraska 68102
 
Junior Ranger book for the Great Lakes Badge
Today there are 15 different National Park Service sites that surround the Great Lakes and James A. Garfield National Historic Site in one of them! To become a Great Lakes Junior Ranger, you must explore, protect, and learn about the Great Lakes.

To earn your Junior Ranger Badge Age 6-9: complete 6 activities Age 10 and up: complete all activities. Download a pdf version of the book today. Please scan the completed pages to the site at jaga_interpretation@nps.gov.
 
New Junior Ranger Book
We have a new version to our site Junior Ranger book! Contact the site at e-mail us for a book or more information!

Last updated: April 5, 2020

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