Be A Junior Ranger

Junior Ranger Display
Junior Ranger Display

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Junior Ranger, Jonathon Ensminger and his Junior Ranger badge collection
Junior Ranger, Jonathon Ensminger and his Junior Ranger badge and patch collection

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If you love National Parks and are between the ages of 1 to 99, become a Thomas Stone National Historic Site Junior Ranger! Contact us for a Junior Ranger Booklet.

Completed Junior Ranger booklets can be mailed with pre-addressed mailing labels to:

Thomas Stone National Historic Site
Junior Ranger Program
1732 Popes Creek Road
Colonial Beach, VA 22443

Completed books can be emailed to the park.


Virtual Junior Ranger Activities

Illustration of Colonel Stone pointing over a horse

Scouting with Colonel Stone

It is 1776 and you have joined the First Maryland Regiment with Captain John Hoskins Stone. What will you take with you?

Fox writing with a quill pen on desk

Riddle Me This

As a lawyer trained in studying clues and facts, Thomas Stone probably could have solved riddles. Can you?

Virtual Junior Ranger Badge

Virtual Junior Ranger Badge

Once the activities above are completed you can download your virtual ranger badge by right clicking and "save image as" jpeg. Navigate to your downloads folder and open the image on your computer. From there you can print.

More Junior Ranger Opportunities

Revolutionary War cannon

Star Spangled Banner NHT Junior Ranger

Learn about the events that led up to the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner.

American Indians fishing in a canoe

Captain John Smith NHT Junior Ranger

Discover Captain John Smith's adventures along the waters he explored.

Creatures found in the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Junior Ranger

Discover the historical and environmental significance of the Chesapeake Bay.

Tree canopy

World Heritage Junior Ranger

Become a World Heritage Junior Ranger by discovering the significance of the worldwide movement to protect natural treasures.

Junior Archeologist

Junior Archeologist

Through archeological research, stories of people from the past are uncovered.

Sabertooth tiger

Junior Paleontologist

Learn about what ran, flew, swam, and grew before you and me.

Illustration of people fishing

Let's Go Fishing! Junior Ranger

Learn about fishing, aquatic habitats and fishing safety.

Underwater ship

Junior Ranger Underwater Explorer

Dive in to explore different environments, animals, and the people who work beneath the surface.

People in a cave

Junior Cave Scientist

Explore the fascinating and fragile underground world of caves.

Night sky & trees

Junior Ranger Night Explorer

Explore the starry side of national parks.

Junior Ranger Sounds Explorer

Junior Ranger Sounds Explorer

Explore the sounds you hear in parks. Learn the science of sound and why sound is important to parks. Protect the sounds you hear.


Junior Ranger Railroad Explorer

Learn about the transcontinental railroad, which helped link the United States from coast to coast.

Last updated: April 30, 2021

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