CONSERVATION LEADERSHIP ACADEMY @ Brandywine Zoo

10/15/2022

Brandywine Park, 1001 North Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19802

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    INTERESTED IN A CONSERVATION CAREER?
    Apply to the Conservation Leadership Academy to build leaderships skills, make a positive impact in your community and expand your mind.

    The Brandywine Zoo is looking for committed high school sophomores or juniors to fill a select number of openings for the 2022 Conservation Leadership Academy. This new program offers teens a chance to “level up” within our VolunTEEN (volunteer) Program by:
    - Engaging with a school, church, club, or other group on a program-long community-based conservation project or event of your own design
    - Expanding knowledge through monthly training sessions on topics including, but not limited to, biology, plastic pollution, human-wildlife conflict, diversity and inclusion and how they all interweave with conservation
    - Creating positive change monthly by participating in a range of service-learning and hands-on opportunities
    - Learning from and interacting with guest speakers from a variety of backgrounds
    - Mentoring younger teen docents at the zoo
    - Helping Brandywine Zoo raise funds for national and international conservation programs
    - Developing valuable skills for a career in conservation
    - Plus receive a $100 cash award at the completion of the program

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