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Do vou want to be a Junior Park Range r?
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lf you are 5-8 years old, complete six activities in th is book. lf you are 9 years or older, complete the entire booklet. After completing the required activities, turn it in to a park staff member.

AII Junior Rangers urill receivea Junior Ranqer eadqeand ceritficate!
For more information contact a park staff member or call (435) 654-0171.

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Use your eyes, ears, nose and touchl For this octivity spend some time ot t h e b e o c h . B u t d o n ' t g o o fo n e l M q k e s u r e y o u t o k e a p o r e n t l Whot onimols or signs of onimqls do you see?

How mony birds do you hear?

Whot do you smelf? Fish, water, motorboqts.

Whot cofors do you see?

Find o rock by the loke. Describe its shope.

Whot is the weother like todoy (cloudy, rindy, roiny, hot, cold)?

How will th e weother af f ect your visit, the onimols, or birds?

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rules. After you read each law, draw a line to the matching picture. If the people in the picture are breaking that law, put an X through the picture. * When someone is being pulled by a boat or PWC (ietski), there must be a driver and an observer. The observer must be 8 years old or older and needs to p^y ^ttention to the person behind the boat. $7hen the person behind the b oat falls or is in the water, the observer holds up an o t^nge flag. This helps other boats know th^t ^ person is nearby in the
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+ Buoys are like traffrc signs on the water. Most buoys at Deer Creek show ^re^s that have speed limits. When boats and PWCr (jetski) are inside the speed limit buoys, they are required to go 5 The other buoys near the dam show mph or slower. ^n ^rea that is off limits to boats and people.

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,* Everyone 12 years old or younger must wear a tife iacket at all times when they are on a boat, raft, canoe, PWC (jetski), or anything that is being used to float across the water.

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Deer Creek is o ve?y speciol ploce. Mony different pfonts ond onimols live here. They use the trees, gross ond follen fogs for shelter ond sometimes food. They need the woter to drink. See how mony of these onimols you con f ind during your stoy. Put o check on the line if you sow it, heord it, or sow where it I ives.
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Elk - Sow ft _ Heard f t _ S o w H om e

C hi p m u n k - Sow ft _ Heord f t _ 5 o w H om e

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LITERMTROL
Garbageor litter can make animalsvery sick. SaveFlipperfrom the garbageby helping him find his way through the mazeto cleanwater!

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Junior Rongers help pork stof f protect the pork. Tofk to your porents obout the following responsibilities of o Junior Ronger ond hove them sign the bottom of th is page.
If o Ju nior Rong r sees a meodow of wildf lowers, would they ptck them? e Yes No w hv? Do Junior Rongers drop trash on hiking trails? Yes No w hv? Would o Junior Ronger leove hot cools in the f ire pit bef o?e going to bed? Yes No w hv? Do Junior Rongers go swimming or hiking olone? Yes No whv? D o J u n i o r R o n qe r s f e e d t h e w i l d l i f e ? Yes No w hv? Would o Junior Ronger stop to pick up litter Yes No w hv? in the pork2

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prom ise to do my best to olwcys toke core I ot the plonts ond on imols. I promise to neve? litter. I will o lwoys be sofe when swimming or booting.

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This certificate is to certify that ce has complet, the Junior Ranger program eted atD Deer Creek State Park.
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