The Junior Ranger Program is a statewide educational program for children age 7-12. The program offers a creative and educational, hands-on experience, and will engage children's interest and emphasize stewardship pertaining to California's rich history and environment within these parks. Badges, certificates and patches are awarded to participants as they progress through the program. Children are able to discover the rich natural and cultural heritage preserved in California State Parks through this exciting program. The Junior Ranger Program is included with the purchase of park day use, $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-17.