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Special Event: Conservation Discovery Day

  • Guests attend a booth at Conservation Discovery Day

Conservation Discovery Day on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, is designed for sixth-graders to undergrads. This sci-tacular day at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute includes hands-on activities, research demonstrations and mini-chats on hot topics in conservation. Career panel discussions with conservation biologists, field ecologists, research scientists, veterinarians and animal keepers will open doors and minds to the professional possibilities within the conservation field.

Volunteers are needed to assist scientists, veterinarians, animal keepers and researchers run their exhibits, facilitate hands-on activities and serve as event hosts.
Age Range: 
16+
Commitment: 
one-day
Training: 

Staff will be on hand to provide on the job training.

Location: 
Front Royal
Status: 
Closed
Category: 
Special Events
Contact phone: 
540-635-0495
Additional information: 
Volunteers may sign up to work the first shift from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or the second shift from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please indicate your preference on the application.