Lewis and Clark Trail Junior Ranger Program at Nez Perce National Historical Park wins Freeman Tilden Award | Idaho
, 2022-12-22 02:00:00,
SPALDING, ID – The Lewis and Clark Trail Junior Ranger Program, hosted by Nez Perce National Historical Park, has been recognized with the National Park Service’s Freeman Tilden Award.
Designer of the Lewis and Clark Trail Junior Ranger Program, Caitlin Campbell of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, was also presented with the Tilden award, the highest award presented to a National Park Service individual to recognize outstanding contributions to the profession of interpretation.
The Lewis and Clark Trail Junior Ranger program, a free activity booklet that kids can pick up at Nez Perce National Historical Park and complete to earn a Junior Ranger badge.
“Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail staff work closely with partners sites across 4,900 miles,” said award recipient Campbell. “For this project, we collaborated to create a Junior Ranger program that is inclusive, accessible, and relevant across the entire trail.”
The 4,900-mile-long national historic trail follows the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition across North America and passes through the territories of more than 60 Tribes.
The program’s Junior Ranger booklet begins not with an uncharted wilderness, but with a continent bustling with Native trade, art, and technology. Activities highlight the diverse backgrounds and skills of the Corps of…
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