For Kids: Be a Junior Ranger

Weir Farm National Historic Site is a fun place for kids to explore and learn! Complete one of the following activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge; complete more than one to earn a special Junior Ranger patch.


Explore Your Senses

Explore the colors, textures and sounds that make up Weir Farm with our scavenger hunt activity. Available year-round.

Let's Go Letterboxing

Use clues to navigate the landscape and locate five hidden containers, or letterboxes, which contain special stamps. Available year-round.

Find Life in the Pond

Pick up a backpack containing art and nature-oriented activities to complete on a nature walk around Weir Pond. Available in season only.

"I Spy"

Take a guided tour of the Weir House or visit the Weir and Young Studios. Keep your eyes wide open to find objects listed in the I Spy bookl


Download Junior Ranger Activities

Print PDFs double-sided on the short edge.
LETTERBOX Cover Backcover Directions 9 (PDF - 5.38 MB)
LETTERBOX Page 1, Page 2, Page 7, Page 8 (PDF - 1.31 MB)
LETTERBOX Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6 (PDF - 491 KB)

POND PACK Cover Backcover Directions Stop 6 (PDF - 6.38 MB)
POND PACK Stops 1 2 3 4 5 (PDF - 3.09 MB)


More for Kids

Scout Ranger

Girl Scout and Boy Scout groups can earn special badges and certificates for completing our Junior Ranger Activities. Groups should contact (203) 834-1896 x13 for more information.

Web Ranger

Play more than 50 games and learn about your National Parks with the online Junior Ranger program, available from the National Park Service.

Last updated: February 13, 2018

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Mailing Address:

735 Nod Hill Road
Wilton, CT 06897


(203) 834-1896 x0

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