Junior Rangers

Parks Victoria Rangers are busy preparing to head out on a new adventure! Where are you going to explore this summer?

Summer program bookings will be available prior to the holidays.

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If you have an interest in nature and culture, then the Junior Rangers program is perfect for you and your family! All families are welcome. Junior Rangers activities are free to participate in and are designed for primary school aged children. Activities take place in parks across Victoria during the school holidays. 

What to know:

  • To book your JR activities you must create a profile. It's easy and user friendly, so be sure to do this before bookings go live. 
  • The Junior Rangers program encourages families to explore Victoria's local parks, reserves and sanctuaries. A range of free and fun activities inspiring curiosity, discovery and connection are scheduled every school holidays. 
  • Subscribe to the mailing list to receive announcements leading up to the school holidays. 


All Junior Rangers activities are led by a Parks Victoria Ranger to encourage families to explore parks and create lifelong connections with nature. Families can learn all about wildlife, plants, micro-critters, bushfires, marine life, heritage, culture, and so much more.

Subscribe for program updates! To find out more about the Junior Ranger program, join the Junior Ranger newsletter.

Get involved

A group of children play with a ranger on lawns in front of Coolart Homestead

What's on

Find fun, free ranger-guided activities for kids in your area. Activities take place on school holidays and some weekends.
A ranger crouching beside a lake shows minibeasts to five junior rangers

Activity Books

Download and complete our activity books to learn more about culture and nature across Victoria.

Make and do

These fun printable activities will help kids understand the environment and uncover the wonders of Victoria's parks!
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