Junior Ranger Activities

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Junior Ranger Day

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks celebrate Junior Ranger Day every year in April with special events. Due to storm damage repairs impacting the opening of the parks, Junior Ranger Day 2023 was canceled. We hope you can join us for fun activities in 2024.

Who: Children of all ages and their families.
What: A variety of 10–20 minute activities. Preview a few below.
When: Junior Ranger Day 2023 has been canceled.
Where: TBD

Pick up a "passport" from the welcome tent and collect a stamp for each completed activity to earn your patch, pin or sticker. Activities include:

  • Explore the park's fire engines

  • Use a model helicopter to rescue people

  • Meet a mule and a horse who help carry supplies into the mountains

  • Test your ability to move in cold water

  • Dress like a Buffalo Soldier and play with old-fashioned toys

  • Test a remote controlled Jeep on an off-road obstacle course

  • Color your own spring wildflower

  • Create a constellation tube to see the stars

And more.


At-home Activities

You can complete any of these activities from your home. You'll find something for every age.

  • Chuckwagon Challenge

    Test your skills with daily cooking challenges. At the end of the week you'll be an expert camp chef.

  • Leave No Trace at Home

    Play a game to test your knowledge of safe, friendly ways to go on trails.

  • Park Libs

    Are you a fan of silly stories? How about absurd anecdotes? Then create your own story with our Park Libs.

  • What Mammal Are You?

    Take this quiz to see what Sequoia and Kings Canyon mammal you best resemble.

Last updated: April 4, 2024

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