Children playing on the beach during low tide

Youth Programs

Get your kids outdoors with Washington State Parks youth programs. Join fun educational events, design nature crafts, explore park trails, complete a Junior Ranger booklet and much more.

Bring your kids to state parks and discover how you can play, learn and protect public lands. 

Our parks host a wide variety of events and activities for kids of all ages. Play games, listen to stories, create crafts and explore park trails while discovering how to protect the natural and cultural wonders of Washington state. Whether you're camping overnight or spending a day at a park you'll find tons of things to keep kids engaged. 

Interested in attending a youth program on your next visit? Check our calendar of events for upcoming activities. These programs are generally free to the public.