The History Explorer's Youth Advisory Council
- Washington, D.C., DC
- Camp Type: Day
- Age of Campers: 15 - 17
- Gender of Campers: Coed
- Year Established: 2015
This is a basic camp listing: no contact information is provided.
The 2015 History Explorers’ Youth Advisory Council
About The History Explorers’ Youth Advisory Council and the application process:
What does a Council member do?
Meet curators and staff behind the scenes of the National Museum of American History (NMAH)
Explore connections between past events and present day issues
Participate in fun hands-on activities and creative programing
Craft a final report to shape future teen programing at the museum
Speak up and out as a youth advocate
What is the commitment for being a Council member?
From 10am-4pm daily for two weeks, July 13-24th at the National Museum of American History at 14th St. and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20001.
What are the perks?
Earn 60 hours of Service Learning/ Community Service credit in a fun, exciting setting
Earn a Certificate of Participation
Receive FREE daily lunch and Metro passes
Meet and work with other teens with similar interests
Gain important leadership and communication college and career skills
Learn more about history and museum careers
• Applicants must be 15-17 years old
• Applicants must be US citizens or US permanent residents
• Applicants must live in the Washington, DC, metropolitan region (DC, MD or VA)
• Have an interest in history, social justice, or museum education
Application Procedure: Submit a complete application online, the parental permission form and one letter of recommendation from the reference that you list
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