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Safari Day Camp Class Aides

  • Safari Day Camp Class Aide with Campers

Safari Day Camp class aides help teachers supervise campers (kindergarten through grade 7) as they explore the lives and habitats of animals and learn about worldwide conservation efforts. Class aides assist with science experiments, activities, crafts, Zoo walks and much more! Friends of the National Zoo is seeking responsible, outgoing and motivated teens to volunteer their time and talent for this program.

Summer Safari Day Camp begins Monday, June 25, 2018, and ends Friday, August 17, 2018. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday each week (no camp on July 4). Class aides are expected to arrive by 8:30 a.m. each day and will be able to leave by 3:30 p.m.
Age Range: 
13 - 17
Commitment: 
short-term
Special qualifications: 
Junior class aides (ages 13 to 15) are required to work two weeks. Senior class aides (ages 16 to 17) are required to work a minimum of three weeks. Based on need and availability, class aides may volunteer for additional weeks. Eligible teens must turn 13 years old before June 25, 2018, and cannot turn 18 before Aug. 17, 2018. New applicants are required to submit an application with two references and participate in a group interview session.
Location: 
Washington DC
Status: 
Open
Category: 
Teen
Contact phone: 
202-633-3041