National Junior Ranger Day at Historic Jamestowne

Junior Ranger Badge 2018

Children’s Games And Activities, Living History And Special Tours
Will Be Offered April 21, 2018

Jamestown, Va. - As part of National Park Week and National Junior Ranger Day, special children’s programs will be offered free of charge on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Historic Jamestowne. Younger visitors can become National Park Service Junior Rangers and receive a special National Junior Ranger patch by participating in games and activities during their park visit. Admission to the park that day is free!

Family-friendly activities for all ages will be presented by students from Jamestown High School’s Rho Kappa Honor Society between 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. No reservations are needed for the following:

* Theodore Roosevelt will be portrayed by Mr. Bill Rose at 1:30 p.m. After the program he will be informally interacting with children, parents, and other visitors.

* Living History Characters will be roving the historic site throughout the day answering visitors' questions about life at Jamestown during the seventeenth-century. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

* Children's Games and dancing, [outside on historic site] ongoing from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

* Mock Archaeology Dig Box, [outside on historic site] ongoing from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

*Hands-on Craft Demonstrations for children inside the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center will be ongoing from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

* 45-minute guided walking tours of the historic site allowing visitors to meet various living history characters imparting their personal stories about daily life at Jamestown during the 17th-century: 10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. [Total walking distance about 300 yards]


Last updated: April 21, 2018

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