Junior Ranger Program

Junior Ranger Program

  • Oct 16th: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Oct 16th: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Oct 17th: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Oct 17th: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hey, kids!  Want to be a Jr. Ranger?  Join us at GO Fest for a Naturalist-guided Jr. Ranger program through-out Elmwood Park.  We'll learn about animals, ecology, stewardship and Leave No Trace principles.  By the end of the program participants...

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Lapidary Art

Lapidary Art

Lapidary is the art of cutting and polishing stones. Participants will have the opportunity to polish stones using a polishing wheel.

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The Great Trash Race

Participants will race other people in their group to sort through trash to select recyclables from the trash. Using trash grabbers, individuals will have to correctly place all recyclables into the recycling bin. Winners will earn a sticker to show...

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Guess the Pack Weight

Guess the Pack Weight

Did you know most backpacks have five adjustable straps to help alleviate a heavy load and adjust to the terrain at hand? Come stop by Walkabout Outfitter for all of your outdoor needs, and get fitted for a backpack while...

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Plant THIS not That

Plant THIS not That

Working with the public to identify invasive species plants and learn which native plants to grow in their place.

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Knot Tying with Camp Alta Mons

Learn to tie various knots (square knot, figure 8, figure 8 on a bight, figure 8 follow through, tautline, clove hitch, and others!) at the Camp Alta Mons booth!

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