The Junior Ranger programs below are designed to encourage our young visitors to explore nature! Dive underwater, explore a cave, or look up at the night sky. There is so much to learn! Complete an activity book to receive an official Junior Ranger patch and certificate.
Junior Cave Scientist Program
We are looking for young speleologists to become junior rangers. In the Junior Cave Scientist program, you will explore the fascinating and fragile underground world of caves, learn about the National Park System, and complete fun educational activities.
Junior Ranger Let's Go Fishing!
Get reeled into fishing with the new Junior Ranger Let’s Go Fishing! program. Gear up and get ready to:
Junior Paleontologist Program
Discover and learn about park fossils in the Junior Paleontologist Program.
Junior Ranger Night Explorers
The Junior Ranger Night Explorer program is designed to encourage young park visitors to explore the dark side of their national parks. Find the North Star, track the phases of the moon, learn about stars and galaxies, and more!
Junior Ranger Sounds Explorer
Listen Up! You can become a Junior Ranger Sounds Explorer. Follow Lucy the Listening Owl on a journey to:
Junior Ranger Underwater Explorer
The Junior Ranger Underwater Explorer program is full of fun activities to encourage youth to explore different environments, animals, and the people who work beneath the water's surface.
Last updated: March 18, 2020