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VolunTeens

Students Making a Difference in their World!
 
Who are the VolunTeens?
  • Students 11-18 years old
  • People intersted in learning new skills and working outdoors
  • Volunteers that work 2 hours/week during the summer at Brillion Nature Center
 
Why be a VolunTeen?
  • To have fun learning something new
  • To experience authentic work in natural resources
  • To give back to the community
  • To gain a reference for job or college applications
 
How to Get Started
  • Fill out and return a VolunTeen Application Form.
  • Attend the VolunTeen Orientation (See calendar for date.)
  • Be available 2 hours each week for 9 weeks (late June - August).
  • Work schedule will be decided by group consensus at Orientation.
  • Be prepared to work outdoors in all conditions.
 
VolunTeen Projects
 

Grounds Maintenance

  • Chipping Trails
  • Gardening
  • Pond Maintenance
  • Pruning Trimming

Conservation

  • Monarch tagging
  • Bluebird monitoring
  • Invasive species control
  • Water Quality Testing
 
Environmental Education
  • Assist with programs
  • Create educational displays
  • Write newsletter articles
  • Assist with special events