The Junior Rangers program is proudly supported by our Principal Partner, Macpac, encouraging the next generation of nature lovers.
The Junior Ranger program encourages children to explore Victoria’s amazing parks. A range of free and fun activities for kids inspire curiosity, discovery and connection.
Learning about animal superpowers, discovering the secrets of Victoria's Parks and Reserves, or exploring beautiful beaches, forests, deserts with a ranger— Junior Rangers get to do all of this and so much more!
Looking for free things to do with kids during the school holidays? Junior Rangers and their families can join a Ranger to take part in fun park-based activities. From rock pool rambles, flora/fauna discovery sessions, bushfire and biodiversity, heritage interpretation, spotlight walks, and more. These take place in parks all around the state, so you'll be sure to find these kids activities near you.
Junior Rangers can also get out and about anytime they like with a range of cool Junior Ranger activities. Download these free printable activities for kids and complete with family and friends anytime.
How Can I Become A Junior Ranger?
Junior Rangers is not a club; no membership is required to take part. Junior Ranger activities are run mostly during school holidays and on some weekends, and our online activities are available anytime!
- Sign up to the Junior Ranger mailing list. By signing up to our mailing list you’ll become one of the first to know about our school holiday programs. We’ll also send you our Junior Ranger newsletter which is jam-packed with heaps of information about how to have fun in parks.
- When school holidays roll around, make sure that you sign up for one of the many Junior Ranger activities on offer. All activities are free, but bookings are essential.
- Complete one of our online activities. Looking for something to do in a park? Print out one of our activity sheets and take it out into a park to do with your family and friends.
- Read and learn the Junior Ranger way. Learn how Junior Ranger’s take care of the environment and what you can do to make sure Victoria’s special places remain stay protected.