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

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The 2015 History Explorers’ Youth Advisory Council

Application Form


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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