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Statewide Junior Ranger Program

Junior Ranger Program

Junior Rangers, Explore …the Real Florida!

The Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program provides the opportunity for young people to learn, serve and share our parks' natural and cultural resources.

How it Works

  1. Visit any participating Florida State Park and ask for a Junior Ranger Kit.
  2. Complete the 6 CORE Activities from the kit.
  3. Review the 6 CORE Activities with park staff.
  4. Recite the Junior Ranger Pledge to receive a Certificate, Member ID Card and the Official Junior Ranger PASSPORT!
  5. Complete more activities to earn stamps for your PASSPORT.
  6. Turn in your completed PASSPORT to receive an Official Junior Ranger Badge, Patch or Pin!
Illustrated Junior Ranger reward items

Junior Ranger activities are based on four categories:

  • Cultural Resources
  • Natural Resources
  • Recreation
  • Service

By completing activities in these categories, Junior Rangers will learn important aspects about protecting Florida State Parks and will become eligible for Junior Ranger rewards such as patches, badges and pins. Additionally, fun and exciting merchandise will be available for purchase.