Kids Activities

Hey kids! Looking for fun and facts to help plan your visit to Starved Rock State Park? You have come to the right place. Explore our fun online resources & get to Starved Rock for endless activities & Educational Programs.

The information below is provided thanks to the Illinois Natural History Survey, a division of the Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Please visit to view the Junior Ranger Program offered to children 5-18 years old, Scout Badge in a Backpack Program offered to Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes, as well as Cub Scout Wolves, Bears and Webelos, and the custom Starved Rock Scout Program. 

Junior Ranger Program Kids 5-7 Years Old     |      Junior Ranger Program Kids 8 and Up