Attention parents of children 8 to 11-years-old: The Urban Park Rangers are now accepting applications for Junior Ranger Camp. This is a fun and educational nature exploration program held right here in New York City. Imagine your child paddling a canoe in quiet blue waters edged with bright green marsh grass, exploring nature from a whole new perspective. As a Junior Ranger, your child will canoe, fish, learn to use a map and compass, observe wildlife, and even camp out in the park! Sites include Crotona Park in the Bronx, Marine Park in Brooklyn, Inwood Hill Park in Manhattan, and Blue Heron Park in Staten Island.
This low-cost opportunity ($65/week) continues to be extremely popular around the city, so get your application in today! For more information or to download an application, visit http://www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers
and click on the "Junior Rangers" tab on the right. You can also call the Director of the Junior Ranger Program at (212) 360-2776.
source: The Urban Park Rangers