Scouts can earn a certificate or patch by participating in an organized educational program or volunteer service project. Education programs include: ranger-guided interpretive tours, junior ranger programs, and environmental education programs. Please contact us to set up an educational program or volunteer service learning program!
To earn a certificate, scouts must complete at least five hours at one or more national park sites. Use of the certificate is on the honor system and should only be awarded after five hours of service. Download the certificate
To earn a patch, scouts must complete at least ten hours at one or more national park units. Scouts are awarded the patch at the visitor center.
Scouts interested in keeping a log of their hours may use the tracking sheet.