Education Programs and Volunteer Projects

There are many exciting ways to you can discover your national parks! To become a Scout Ranger you have the choice to either volunteer your time or learn something new about what make the parks and their resources special. But, of course, you can do both!

Take a look at the exciting opportunities below:

Park Rangers can be fun to talk to and learn from!

Discover more about your parks! Join an Education Program National park sites offer many educational or interpretive programs that scouts can join, including:
  • Ranger-guided interpretive tours
  • Junior Ranger programs
  • Environmental education programs
  • Any other official NPS education program
What will you discover in your national parks?

Help out your parks:

Join a Volunteer Service Project
Many national park sites have volunteer programs that can offer Scouts an opportunity to assist in a variety of long-term or short-term projects to improve and ensure protection of park resources and facilities. Scouts are encouraged to take part in any sustainable organized project, agreed upon by the NPS, as an appropriate service opportunity that protects and preserves park resources.

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Last updated: May 12, 2015