Junior Ranger Camp

Junior Ranger Campers

Experience the sights and sounds of Rock Creek Park

Registration for all camps begins May 19

Astronomy Camps: July 1: Ages 9-11 and August 12: Ages 7-8
Astronomy Camp will further camper's understanding of and appreciation forastronomy and the night sky. Activities will include hands-on activities, planetarium programs, completing a special Dark Sky Junior Ranger booklet, stargazing session, and more.

Two Day Junior Ranger Camps: July 19-20: Ages 9-11 and August 9-10: Ages 7-8
The Junior Ranger Camp serves as a general introduction for children to the natural and cultural resources of Rock Creek Park. Campers will enjoy a nature hike, an astronomyprogram in the planetarium, a visit to historic Peirce Mill, arts and crafts, trail games, and more.

For more information or to register, contact the Rock Creek Park Nature Center at (202) 895-6070.

Come prepared

Bring a backpack to carry all your stuff

Water or a sports drink to stay hydrated

Snacks and a bag lunch to stay energized

Hiking boots or tennis shoes for healthy feet (no sandals or flip-flops)

Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses are highly recommended because it's sunny in D.C.


Last updated: May 7, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

5200 Glover Rd, NW
Washington, DC 20015


(202) 895-6000
Rock Creek Park administrative offices can be reached at 202-895-6000. For general information call 202-895-6070 Wednesday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and dial 0.

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