Be A Junior Ranger

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What is a Junior Ranger?

Junior Rangers help to preserve National Parks; they learn about Steamtown National Historic Site, have fun, and are our representatives to their friends, families, and schoolmates back home. Junior Rangers spread their new knowledge about Parks and continue to use good environmental practices.

 
STEA Junior Ranger Badge
Steamtown Jr Ranger Badge

How can you become a Junior Ranger?

To become a Junior Ranger at Steamtown National Historic Site, stop by one of the park visitor center's and ask for your free book. Once you have completed the activities, bring it back to the visitor center to have it checked. You will be sworn in as a Steamtown National Historic Site Junior Ranger and presented with your badge. During the summer, you can also attend a free junior ranger program given by one of our park rangers

 
photo of every Junior Ranger book Steamtown has to offer
Steamtown NHS has a Junior Ranger book for everyone!

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Junior Ranger Books


There is a Junior Ranger book for all ages! Whether you are 3 or 130, we have activities for all ages.

You can choose from the following books:

  • 5 and Under
  • 6-8 years old
  • 9-12 years old
  • 13 to 130 years old.


Activities in the books range from word searches to archaeological digs to interacting with our exhibits! When you turn in your completed Junior Ranger book, you get a certificate and Junior Ranger badge.

Can't wait to get back to the Park and start the program? Send us an email with the books you would like and we can mail them to you.

Porque el parque está cerrado, no podemos mandar copias en este momento. Cuando regresamos a operaciones normales, les mandaremos los libros. Gracias por entender.

Puedes elegir entre los siguientes libros:

  • 5 y para abajo
  • 6-8 años
  • 9-12 años
  • 13 a 130 años


Las actividades en los libros contienen búsquedas de palabras, excavaciones arqueológicas e interacción con nuestras exhibiciones. Cuando entregan su libro completo de Junior Ranger, le daremos un certificado y una placa de Junior Ranger. ¿No puede esperar para llegar al parque y comenzar el programa? Envíenos un correo electrónico con cual(es) libro(s) desea y lo enviaremos.

Last updated: July 23, 2020

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Scranton, PA 18503-2018

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