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family and kid-friendly activities

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Summer 2012
Stay tuned for upcoming summer events in Grand Teton. See you in the park!

Opening dates and fees for Grand Tetonís 2012 season can be found here.

Here is what the page was like last year:

Family Nature Club

Handicap accessible
All ages come join a ranger for a fun activity that you can take home with you.
June 7 - September 6, 2010
Jackson Lake Lodge back deck
10:15 a.m., 15 minutes, every day

Featured Creature

Handicap accessible
Learn more about one of Grand Tetonís fascinating wild animals during this family friendly program.
June 7 - September 6, 2010
Gros Ventre Amphitheater
7 p.m., 45 minutes, every day

Tipi Demonstration

Handicap accessible
Join a ranger to learn about the structure the Plains Indians called home.
June 16 - August 11, 2010
Colter Bay Amphitheater
9 a.m., 45 minutes, Wednesdays

Wild About Wilderness Family Program

Grand Teton symbolizes Americaís Great Outdoors. We invite families to join a ranger and discover this wild place. Bring water, raingear, sunscreen, and curiosity. ROUND-TRIP DISTANCE: less than a mile. DIFFICULTY: easy.

June 6 - August 13, 2011
Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center
3:30 p.m., 1 hour

Let's Move Outside

Handicap accessible

Kids and families join a ranger for an outdoor activity encouraging healthy lifestyles.

June 6 - September 5, 2011
Jackson Lake Lodge Back Deck
10:30 a.m. 30 minutes, every day

Nature Explorer's Backpack

Children learn the art of journaling while discovering the wonders of the natural world using a Nature Explorerís Backpack. After a brief orientation by a ranger, each child receives their own nature journal and set of activities to take with them as they explore the Preserve trails. Recommended for children ages 6-12. Backpacks are limited, one per family please.

May 22 - September 5, 2011
Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center
Backpacks may be checked out during Center hours.

Junior Rangers

Children 8-12 years old are invited to explore the natural world of Grand Teton with a ranger. Make reservations at the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, Jenny Lake Visitor Center, or Colter Bay Visitor center. Wear play clothes and bring water, rain gear, sunscreen, insect repellent, and curiosity. Parents, please pick up your children promptly at 3 p.m. at the same location. GROUP SIZE: 12. ROUND-TRIP DISTANCE: 2 miles. DIFFICULTY: Easy.

June 13 - August 19, 2011
Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center fireplace
1:30 p.m., 1.5 hours, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Jenny Lake Visitor Center flagpole
1:30 p.m., 1.5 hours, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Colter Bay Visitor Center flagpole
1:30 p.m., 1.5 hours, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Junior Rangers

Children 8-12 years old learn how to care for and safely enjoy the wonders of the natural world. A hike will lead children through forests, meadows, and along Lake Creek. Wear play clothes and bring water, sunscreen, insect repellent, rain gear, and your curiosity. Parents, please pick up your children promptly at 12 p.m. in the parking lot. Reservations recommended, call (307) 739-3654. GROUP SIZE: 10. ROUND-TRIP DISTANCE: 1.5 miles. DIFFICULTY: easy/moderate.

June 21 - August 30, 2011
Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center parking lot
1:30 p.m., 1.5 hours, Tuesday and Thursday
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