Saturday is Junior Ranger Day at Boulder Beach at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at the Boulder Beach picnic area. Park entrance fees will be waived for those attending the event.
Dozens of kids will be sworn in as Junior Park Rangers after exploring stations that teach them what it takes to work for the National Park Service.
Before earning their badges, children will have the opportunity to operate a fire hose, explore law enforcement vehicles, touch live reptiles, learn about water safety, play in the dirt and discover artifacts.
K-9 demonstrations will take place at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. Kids will also get to meet Smokey Bear, Mojave Max, Coastie the talking robot boat, the City of Henderson’s Rad Tad and Charlotte, this year’s Junior Bark Ranger.