Interested in learning more about the natural world and the solutions to current environmental issues? Want to make a difference in your community, gain professional skills, and experience? Enjoy hiking and exploring the great outdoors with friends? Then our Teen Naturalist Team is here for you!
What you’ll do
The Teen Naturalist Team is open to teens ages 13 to 16 interested in environmental sciences, ecology, education, art, sustainability, community, and nature. The team will meet once a week on Wednesday for fun hikes, team building, stewardship projects and more! Team members will also have the opportunity to explore topics that interest them through working on an individual project that will include some research, professional development, and volunteer work, with the mentorship of Wild Bear leadership staff.
Important dates and deadlines:
- Application Period: April 10th-April 30th
- Interview Period: May 10th-14th
- Selections made by: May 17th
- First Meeting: June 9th 10AM-3PM
Every Wednesday, June 9th-August 11th, 10AM-3PM
FREE for selected participants.
By the end of the summer:
Complete an exciting journey to explore the impacts you made for and will continue to make for the planet and our community.
You will have expanded your professional skills, resume, and a deeper understanding of how we can help the earth.
You will receive a reference and certificate of completion from Wild Bear staff, providing you with an excellent resume builder.
How to register
Space is limited, you must apply and interview to be considered for the team.
Apply by filling out this google form: https://forms.gle/
Once a Wild Bear, Always a Wild Bear. For 25 years, Wild Bear has helped children and adults forge lifelong connections to nature through creative exploration of the outdoors. Specializing in mountain ecology, Wild Bear welcomes visitors to its hands-on nature center and provides year-round educational programs for people of all ages.