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January 31, 2022 to October 31, 2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 North Park Drive,, New Castle County, Delaware, United States, 19802

About This Event

The Brandywine Zoo is looking for committed high school sophomores or juniors to fill a select number of openings for the 2022 Conservation Leadership Academy. This new program offers teens a chance to “level up” within our VolunTEEN (volunteer) Program by:\ - Engaging with a school, church, club, or other group on a program-long community-based conservation project or event of your own design\ - Expanding knowledge through monthly training sessions on topics including, but not limited to, biology, plastic pollution, human-wildlife conflict, diversity and inclusion and how they all interweave with conservation\ - Creating positive change monthly by participating in a range of service-learning and hands-on opportunities\ - Learning from and interacting with guest speakers from a variety of backgrounds\ - Mentoring younger teen docents at the zoo\ - Helping Brandywine Zoo raise funds for national and international conservation programs\ - Developing valuable skills for a career in conservation\ - Plus receive a $100 cash award at the completion of the program\ \ \ 2022 Schedule of Trainings\ February 19th - Be Bird Friendly\ March 20th - Water Conservation\ April 24th - Climate Change\ May 21st - Backyard Habitats\ June 25th - Diversity and Inclusion in Conservation\ July 23rd - Plastic Pollution\ August 20th - Human-wildlife Conflict\ September 18th - Wildlife Field Research/Citizen Science\ October 15th - Indigenous Voices in Conservation
Now Open
Monday 6am to 11am, 5pm to 11pm
Tuesday 6am to 11am, 5pm to 11pm
Wednesday 6am to 11am, 5pm to 11pm
Thursday 6am to 11am, 5pm to 11pm
Friday 6am to 11am, 5pm to 11pm
Saturday 7am to 12pm, 5pm to 11pm
Sunday 7am to 12pm, 5pm to 11pm