Teen Volunteers

Senior Leaders in Training

Norfolk Botanical Garden WOW Children’s Garden is a great place for teenagers to learn about nature, gain leadership skills, make new friends and earn volunteer hours for college applications and resumes. Volunteer as a Camp Leader and/or WOW Leader. Cost: $25 ($20 NBG Members) includes Leaders in Training WOW Mornings, orientation, T-shirt, WOW Book Club and End of Summer Party. http://norfolkbotanicalgarden.org/education/teen-programs/

 Camp Leader Volunteer Job Description and Dates:

• Assist Educators with camp activities for children ages 4-12, including hikes, games, stories, arts and crafts and science programs.

• Support smooth running camp operation through classroom cleaning and organizing, program set up and craft preparations.

• Summer Camp activities are both indoors and outdoors.

• Hours: Monday- Friday 8:45AM-4:00PM (Half-day shifts available)

• Dates: June 23-27, July 7-11, July 14-18, July 28-August 1

• Minimum age 13

 WOW Leader Volunteer

• Greet guests and provide general information about the Children’s Garden and NBG.

• Set up and teach Discovery Cart activities at various locations throughout WOW. Topics include botany, plant & animal identification, vegetable gardening, arts and crafts and more! All information is included with activity guides.

• Support a clean and safe environment through light indoor and outdoor cleaning and activity preparation.

• Shifts are almost entirely outdoors.

• Hours/Dates: June-August * Monday-Sunday 9AM-7PM (Partial- Day shifts available)

• Minimum age 16, or must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.