Activities for Kids
Become A Junior Ranger!
Becoming a Junior Ranger is a great way to learn about the over 400 National Parks in the United States. Complete a variety of fun online activities to earn your Junior Ranger Patch. There are lots of exciting games you can play as you learn about becoming a Junior Ranger. You can find Junior Ranger activities from:
- Aleutian Islands World War II National Historic Area
- Bering Land Bridge National Preserve
- Denali National Park and Preserve
- Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
- Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
- Katmai National Park and Preserve
- Kenai Fjords National Park
- Kobuk Valley National Park, Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Noatak National Preserve
- Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
- Sitka National Historical Park
- Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
- Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve
Become an Agent of Discovery!
Check out the Agents of Discovery app, featuring missions with the Bureau of Land Managment Campbell Creek Science Center and the US Forest Service Chugach National Forest. It combines nature, discovery, and technology to get kids exploring and learning on public lands across the state and around the country. To start your adventures, download the Agents of Discovery app, select a mission, and head out for an adventure! There are many missions available across multiple public lands agencies so no matter where you’re traveling you can find a mission close by!
Find out more information about missions available with the Forest Service in Alaska.
Find out more about the missions at the BLM Campbell Creek Science Center.
Find Adventure in your own Backyard!
Sometimes we are not able to get out into one of our public lands but we can still learn something about the natural world around us! The Campbell Creek Science Center has a number of activities like scavenger hunts, Nature Bingo, and how to create a sound map!
Roam the (Virtual) Tundra
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live with musk ox on the tundra? Or what a ptarmigan sounds like? Explore life in the artic with the Arctic Animal Discovery! You can use your mouse and keyboard to explore the seasons and landscapes of the far north, and learn how humans have lived here for thousands of years!