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Ranger Naturalist: Bright Futures Opportunity at Brooker Creek Preserve

Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center - Pinellas County Extension

Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Friday, June 30, 2017 at 3:30 PM (EDT)

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The Ranger Naturalist Program at Brooker Creek Preserve in Tarpon Springs, Florida provides a service learning opportunity for high school students, ages 15-18. The goal of this program is to build leadership skills and environmental awareness with an emphasis on workplace preparedness. Volunteer hours logged during this program can be applied to Bright Futures College Scholarship Applications. Participants will be registered as Pinellas County Volunteers, opening further volunteer opportunities in the County

The Ranger Naturalist Program at Brooker Creek Preserve is supported through the University of Florida IFAS/Extension in Pinellas County. High school students (ages 15-18) will work with faculty and staff to develop an enjoyable and meaningful volunteer experience.

Our Mission is to provide a service learning opportunity for youth to build interpretive skills, workforce preparedness, and environmental awareness.

The Ranger Naturalist Program will run from June 26th – 30th 2017 from 10:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m. each day. 25 Bright Futures Hours will be earned if participants attend each day (recommended).

To apply, fill out and complete the following two forms:

2017 Bright Futures Ranger Naturalist Program Volunteer Application & Commitment Form

Permission Form

Please return both completed applications by MAIL or EMAIL by Friday, June 9, 2017, to the address below. You will be notified of acceptance by Friday, June 16, 2017.

James Stevenson UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension Specialist Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center 3940 Keystone Rd. Tarpon Springs, Florida 34688 Phone (727) 453-6967 jstevenson@pinellascounty.org

UF/IFAS Extension provides practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Ethnic background and racial information are collected to comply with Federal reporting requirements.

Pinellas County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this class you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Prior to two working days before the class, please contact the Office of Human Rights, 400 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Suite 500, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 464-4062 (Voice/TDD).

Have questions about Ranger Naturalist: Bright Futures Opportunity at Brooker Creek Preserve ? Contact Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center - Pinellas County Extension

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Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center
3940 Keystone Rd
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688

Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Friday, June 30, 2017 at 3:30 PM (EDT)


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Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center - Pinellas County Extension

Pinellas County Extension at Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center is proud to offer a variety of educational and interpretive programs for the public. The goal of these programs is to empower citizens to make informed decisions about natural and cultural resources. Center programs interpret the natural and cultural history of the area in order to demonstrate the balance between our needs and the needs of natural Florida. For more information please call (727) 453-6800.

 

CENTER HOURS: Thursday-Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

NEW! Sunday 11:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

 

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