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Junior Ranger Badge

(Discover the Outdoors)

by Kerry Cordy

 

This badge can be earned multiple times, once for each park you complete a Junior Ranger program for. Examples are shown to the right.

 

Penguins: Do 3 requirements including the one starred.

Otters: Do 4 requirements including the one starred.

Dolphins: Do5 requirements including the one starred.

Butterflies: Do 6 requirements including the one starred.

Eagles: Do 7 requirements including the one starred.

Owls: Do 9 requirements including the one starred.

 

_____ 1.* Complete the Junior Ranger program at your chosen park.

_____ 2. Learn about the history of the Junior Ranger program.

_____ 3. Learn the Junior Ranger Pledge:

I, (fill in name), am proud to be a National Park Service Junior Ranger. I promise to appreciate, respect, and protect all national parks. I also promise to continue learning about the landscape, plants, animals and history of these special places. I will share what I learn with my friends and family.

_____ 4. With the permission of a parent, learn about the National Park's Web Rangers online at: http://www.nps.gov/webrangers/ - this site is not affiliated with Frontier Girls, so please surf responsibly.

_____ 5. With the permission of a parent, check out the Junior Ranger website at: http://www.nps.gov/learn/juniorranger.cfm- this site is not affiliated with Frontier Girls, so please surf responsibly.

_____ 6. Participate in a community service project that benefits your chosen park.

_____ 7. Compare Junior Ranger programs from two or more parks.

_____ 8. Interview someone who works with the Junior Ranger program. How did they get involved? What hours do they work? What education did they need?

_____ 9. Know what government agency runs the Junior Ranger program and find out where they get their money.

_____ 10. For Butterflies, Eagles, and Owls, help a younger child earn their Junior Ranger Certificate.