Hey Junior Rangers! Celebrate Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s 50th Birthday with This AWESOME New Junior Ranger Badge!

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It’s Sleeping Bear Dune’s 50 Birthday!

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is celebrating with fun events, parties, hiking and biking challenges, and scavenger hunts. You can join the party from wherever you are!

Become a Special 50th Junior Ranger!

Download the 50th Birthday Junior Ranger booklet and complete the required number of activities. Junior Rangers over the age of 10 are challenged research their answers to the “Children of the Anishinaabek” portion.

When you’re finished, email slbe_50@nps.gov and let them know:

  • your name(s) for a certificate
  • what you’ve done
  • your mailing address

They will send YOU a special Sleeping Bear Dunes 50th Junior Ranger Badge and Official Certificate in the postal mail. It’s an awesome wooden badge for your collection!

(Please keep in mind that it could take over a month to receive your mail.)

When you get your badge, head over to their video on Facebook to take the pledge.

Share what you’ve done on social media using #SleepingBear50 and #ShareSLBE

Be sure to check out these other fun activities as well!

Build a birthday bear. Download, print, cut, and glue your own party bear.

Find the hidden words. Download the birthday word search puzzle.

Interested in earning even more Junior Ranger Badges from home?

Check out this List of over 350 Junior Ranger Books you can print and complete, and mail in for YOUR badge and certificate!

Interested in an Alphabetical List of National Parks that link directly to their Open Status? Check This Out!

Toys, Books, Games, and Gear for YOUR Junior Ranger!

National Park Coloring Books for Junior and Not-So-Junior Rangers!

Our Sleeping Bear Dunes Adventures!

Click on any of the shots above to check out OUR Family’s Junior Ranger Adventures! We’ve been to over 330 parks, and add more pictures to our site every day!

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