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 to:

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


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

Riddles were a popular pastime in the 18th century. Can you solve these animal riddles?

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. From there you can print your junior ranger badge.

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

Explore the underwater environment, discover sea life and meet 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 night sky in national parks.

Junior Ranger Sounds Explorer
Junior Ranger Sounds Explorer

Learn about the science of sound, why sound is important to parks, and how you can protect the sounds you hear.

Junior Ranger Railroad Explorer

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

Last updated: March 20, 2024

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