What is the Teens for Nature Program?
Teens for Nature is a leadership program and an exciting way for students to develop leadership and teamwork skills while exploring the zoo. Teens will learn, grow, make new friends, and have fun!
Who can apply?
To apply for Teens for Nature, you must:
Be 13 to 17 years old by June 1, 2019
Have the desire and ability to work with people of all ages
Have an interest in animals and the environment
Be courteous and helpful to zoo guests
Be able to understand and follow instructions
Commit to being in attendance on the days you are assigned, completing training sessions, and following the program’s code of conduct
Before submitting your application:
Download and read the Teens for Nature Volunteer Position Description to learn the full details of the functions performed, education and experience criteria and the knowledge, skills and abilities required to become a Teens for Nature Volunteer. The cost of this program is $59. Please click here to access the Financial Aid Request Form if necessary. New applicants in 2019 must also print this Recommendation Form, to be completed by an adult not related to you.
Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the Teens for Nature Program!