Become a Junior Ranger anytime! Complete the Explore! scavenger hunt, Letterboxing, or the Weir Pond Wonders scavenger hunt at the park, or you can become a Junior Ranger from home by completing the Virtual Junior Ranger Program activity below! Keep scrolling and take the Junior Ranger Pledge with Ranger Amanda - video below. Have fun, and remember the Junior Ranger Motto: Explore, Learn, and Protect!
Virtual Junior Ranger Program
Become a Weir Farm NHP Junior Ranger from home! Explore the park website and find the 6 items below. Once you complete the website scavenger hunt, take the Junior Ranger Pledge online with Ranger Amanda in the video below and become an official Weir Farm NHP Junior Ranger!
Weir Farm Website Scavenger Hunt
Explore the park website and find the following objects to complete our Virtual Junior Ranger program. Have fun learning about Weir Farm NHP along the way!
1) Can you find which J. Alden Weir painting this came from? *Hint: Look in the Historic Artwork Galleries
2) Find the names of this little girl and her dog in the Historic Photo Gallery.
3) Take a look through the Historic Artwork Galleries and find which piece of art this image is taken from. *Hint: It was created by Mahonri Young
4) Name this flower! *Hint: You can find lots of flowers in the Modern Landscape Photographs Gallery
5) Visit the Collections Gallery to discover who carved these woodblocks.
6) Can you figure out which Sperry Andrews painting this image comes from? *Hint: Look in the Historic Artwork Galleries
Congratulations, you are now a Weir Farm Junior Ranger!
Don't forget to take the Junior Ranger Pledge with Ranger Amanda in the video below and print off your Junior Ranger Badge from above. You can also print the Junior Ranger stamp to the right and add it to your passport book to show you are a 2021 Virtual Junior Ranger!
In-Park Junior Ranger Activities
Weir Farm National Historical Park is a fun place for kids to explore and learn! Complete one of the following activities during your next visit to the park to earn a Junior Ranger badge; complete more than one to earn a special Junior Ranger patch.
Explore the colors, textures and sounds that make up Weir Farm with our scavenger hunt activity. Available anytime - supplies on porch.
Weir Pond Wonders
Follow the stops on a hike to Weir Pond and discover the natural and man-made treasures along the way. Available Wed. - Sun. 10 am - 4 pm.
Let's Go Letterboxing
Use clues to navigate the landscape and locate five hidden letterboxes, which contain stamps. Available Wed. - Sun. 10 am - 4 pm.
Visit the Weir House and Studios. Keep your eyes wide open to find objects listed in the I Spy book! Currently not available.
Find Life in the Pond
Pick up a backpack containing art and nature-oriented activities to complete on a nature walk around Weir Pond. Currently not available.
Download Junior Ranger Activities
Print PDFs double-sided on the short edge.
More for Kids
Kids in Parks
Find fun activities on the National Park Service Kids in Parks page, including online Junior Ranger activities, games, and more!
Girl Scout and Boy Scout groups can earn special badges and certificates for completing our Junior Ranger Activities. Groups should contact (203) 834-1896 x11 for more information and to make arrangements for a group visit. All scout groups must schedule thier visit in advance.
Last updated: July 1, 2021