This project is the next phase of family programming in Apgar Village that was funded during 2015, directly engaging 10,000 youth and their families during the summer. Two teacher-ranger-teachers will be hired to provide daily programming for families at the Apgar Nature Center and surrounding area. The positions provide support and guidance to a cadre of volunteers who staff the programs. Following the improvements implemented at the cabin this year, the building will undergo a second series of operational changes and enhancements for the junior ranger program, a nationwide program designed to engage youth in the parks and family activities. A junior ranger touch table and awards station will be expanded and staffed at the Apgar Visitor Center Plaza to improve the junior ranger awards process and reach diverse youth audiences.