Become 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 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 e-mail us for the Ask a Ranger questions and a park ranger will respond. Please scan the completed pages to the site at e-mail us.

Junior Ranger book for Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Badge
The Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Junior Ranger book teaches children and adults about the Underground Railroad, where it was, and who was involved in helping the system operate. Download a pdf version.

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

Please scan the completed pages to the site and e-mail us. or send your book to:
National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program
National Park Service
601 Riverfront Drive
Omaha, Nebraska 68102
New Junior Ranger Book
We have a new version to our site Junior Ranger book! e-mail us for a book or more information!

Last updated: December 20, 2020

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