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Junior ranger nature program begins Monday

July 11, 2013

Big Pool -- — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Park Service will offer a Junior Ranger Program Monday, July 15, through Friday, July 19, at Fort Frederick State Park for ages 8 to 12. The five-day session is from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Participants will meet at the nature center.

This year’s program will feature the earth sciences, with units in Potomac River studies, astronomy, geology, meteorology and basic ecology. Each session will be led by a park naturalist and a ranger. Children will assemble take-home projects, engage in crafts, hiking and nature-related games and activities, and explore the Potomac River’s aquatic life. At the completion of the program, the children will receive a patch and a certificate.

Parents should register their children at the park’s visitor center. Registration will be open until the morning of July 15. Registration costs $25, and is limited to 15 children.

For more information, contact Fort Frederick State Park at 301-842-2155 during office hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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