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Teens: Volunteer at the Anchorage Museum!

By | August 3, 2011

If you were asked to picture your typical volunteer at the Anchorage Museum, you might NOT immediately think of teens.  You might be surprised to learn that the museum has an entire teen program, which is seeking new applicants.  Here are the details:

TEEN VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE

4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29 – at the Anchorage Museum
At this event, teens and their parents can explore the museum, see teen volunteers in action and learn about the museum’s Teen Volunteer Program. The evening includes a brief presentation and Q&A. (It’s free.)
And, here are some of the details of the kinds of things that are available for teens to help out with:
TEEN PROGRAM
Through the Anchorage Museum’s teen volunteer program, teens get the opportunity to learn from experts in the fields of art, history and science. Then, they get to share their knowledge with museum visitors from around the world. Our teen volunteers take on many roles, such as:
  • Man the marine touch tank, teaching visitors about sea stars, crabs and more
  • Give public demonstrations with live animals, including snakes, lizards and spiders
  • Lead hands-on activities in exhibits, including art projects and science experiments
  • Help out at our fun summer camps

You can send your questions to: teenschedule@anchoragemuseum.org

About Anchorage Museum

The Anchorage Museum is the largest museum in Alaska and one of the top 10 mostvisited attractions in the state. The museum’s mission is to share and connect Alaska with the world through art, history and science.

Learn more online at www.anchoragemuseum.org.

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