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2019 Discovery Corps

Discovery Corps exists to foster student interest in science, education and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science through the contribution of student volunteer service.
Jun 03, 2019  8:30AM
8 Hours
1 Shifts Available
Volunteers Who Stepped Up
  • Danny Nguyen
  • Hunter Bond
  • Pauline Villegas

More Details

Discovery Corps exists to foster student interest in science, education and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science through the contribution of student volunteer service.

Discovery Corps is open to students ages 14 and older who will be entering their freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school in the 2019-2020 school year. Discovery Corps is an entry level, one summer only volunteer program.

Discovery Corps is offered in two, five-week-long summer sessions. Students will choose one session to participate in. 

Program Benefits
  • Gain work experience assisting Perot Museum educators
  • Collaborate by actively participating in group project
  • Engage guests with nature and science in Museum exhibit halls
  • Free summer social events
  • Successful completion of Discovery Corps is the entrance for teens to become year-round volunteers
  • Opportunity to earn the Gold-Level Presidential Service Award
Requirements:
  • Interest in Science and working with children
  • Attend Discovery Corps entrance interview and Orientation
  • Complete ONE full week (Monday-Friday) volunteering in Discovery Camp from 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Complete 20 hours in flexible, self-scheduled shifts throughout the permanent exhibit halls
  • Complete ONE group project and attend ONE final project presentation
Applications open November 2018
  • Early selection and acceptance priority will be based on the date submitted. 
To Apply: https://www.perotmuseum.org/join-and-give/volunteer/teen-discovery-corps.html

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