National Monument/Memorial (specific) Badge

(Discover the World)

by Karen Britton and Suzanne Vicoryosmanson



Penguins: Do 3 requirements including the 2 starred

Otter: Do 4 requirements including the 2 starred

Dolphin: Do 5 requirements including the 2 starred

Butterfly: Do 6 requirements including the 2 starred

Eagle: Do 7 requirements including the 2 starred


_____ 1 * Be able to identify the monument or memorial by a picture.


_____ 2.* Understand  why and when your chosen monument/memorial was built.  Locate it on a map.


Optional Requirements:


_____ 3. Visit or write a report about the monument or memorial.


_____ 4. Do a service project while visiting the memorial or monument. You could leave flowers or teach younger girls why the memorial is important.


_____ 5. Explain why you should show respect when visiting a memorial or monument.


_____ 6. Make up a puzzle or game using facts about the monument or memorial.


_____ 7. Draw a picture or take a picture of you and the memorial or monument.


_____ 8. Make a scrapbook with facts, pictures and photos of the memorial or monument.


_____ 9. Learn about careers that might involve with the making or upkeep of the monument or memorial.


_____ 10. What type of architecture was used when the monument was built.


_____ 11.  If you plan to visit your monument, locate your travel destination on a map. How far is it from your home? How will you travel there? How long will it take? Make a plan for keeping yourself busy during travel so that you do not get bored. (Butterflies and Eagles, know the costs involved in traveling to this destination.)


_____ 12.  Learn about a legend or myth in regards to your National Monument.


_____ 13.  Learn an interesting fact (or more) about your National Monument.  For example, the Lincoln Monument was designed by a deaf man, Lincoln’s hands rest in the position of the American Sign Langauge alphabet letters of A and L.


_____ 14.  Earn a Junior Ranger badge for your monument if offered.


_____ 15.  Make a craft of your monumnet.


_____ 16.  Watch a documentary or read a book about your monument.


Government site for all National Monuments: