Become a Junior Forest Ranger!


White Mountain Junior Forest Ranger Program

White Mountain National Forest Junior Forest Rangers discover some of the fascinating and fun things about a national forest. Together with an adult, a friend or even by yourself you can earn a Junior Ranger pin and earn your status of White Mountain National Forest Junior Forest Ranger. 

Want to become an official White Mountain National Forest Junior Forest Ranger? Here's how!

Becoming a White Mountain National Forest Junior Forest Ranger

  • Download a Junior Ranger Booklet or pick one up from any or our White Mountain National Forest Visitor Centers or Ranger Stations.
  • Complete as many pages as your age.
  • Take your completed booklet to the nearest Ranger Station office.
  • Have the ranger check over your answers and give you your pin and certificate.
  • Reenter the Forest as an official White Mountain National Forest Junior Forest Ranger! 

Junior Rangers in Schools

The USDA Forest Service Junior Forest Ranger Programs are intended motivate children 7 through 13 to explore and appreciate the natural and cultural world, as well as to embrace their responsibility to it. 

Junior Snow Rangers 

Did you know you can also become a Junior Snow Ranger? 4th and 5th grade students are encouraged to learn about safety as an important component of winter recreation and vital role that Snow Rangers play in promoting safe recreation and protecting Forest resources. Download the Junior Snow Ranger Booklet and start now. 

This program does not have an official pin or certificate that can be obtained at our offices. Educators are encouraged to use the educators' guide to work the activity book into existing ciriculums.