Fort Union National Monument Hosts Junior Ranger Camps

Kids explore the Army encampment at Junior Ranger Camp 2021. Courtesy/NPS

NPS News:

WATROUS ― Do you have a kid in your life who loves history, science, or engineering? Are they willing to get their hands a little bit muddy and learn new things? If so, come join Fort Union National Monument in June.

They will be hosting two Junior Ranger camps in 2022: Thursday, June 2 (for ages 7-9) and Friday, June 3rd (for ages 10-12).

Check-in will begin 9 a.m. and activities will run until 3 p.m. Please wear comfortable shoes, bring a lunch, hat, and a water bottle.

Both camps are free! Spots are limited, so register in advance. Enrollment began May 1. Call 505.425.8025 to register.

Have questions? For more information about how to become a junior ranger at Fort Union, click here.

Fort Union National Monument Visitor Center, 8 miles west of Watrous on N.M. 161. For more information, visit or call the park at 505.425.8025.

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