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Published on: 10/11/2018 12:03 PM
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School Program Docent

 
Chitactac School Program Docents: The Chitactac education program teaches 3rd-4th grade students about Native American cultural history and natural resources. Docents will help students explore the park through activity stations focused on wildlife and hunting, native plants and their uses, and life in the Chitactac village community.

Questions: Please contact Jan Shriner 408.846.5632 or janet.shriner@prk.sccgov.org

Additional Requirements:
Following the completion of training, docents are asked to volunteer at least 1 shift per week for the semester or once every other week for the full school year. Minimum yearly commitment is 40 hours.

Hours:
Wednesdays-Fridays 9:30am-12:30pm

 
Almaden Quicksilver School Program Docents: The New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum education program teaches 4th grade students about our local mercury mining history and its importance to the California gold rush through a museum tour and activities.

Questions:
Please contact Chris Carson 408.918.7772 or chris.carson@prk.sc​cgov.org​

Additional Requirements:
Following the completion of training, docents are asked to volunteer at least 1 shift per week for the semester or once every other week for the full school year. Minimum yearly commitment is 40 hours.

Hours:
Weekday mornings 9:30am - 12:00pm

 
Martial Cottle School Program Docents: The Martial Cottle school program teaches 2nd-3rd grade students about Santa Clara Valley’s agricultural heritage and changing land use. Docents lead students in games and ranch chores from the first half of the 20th century, and historic map and photograph exploration.

Questions:
Please contact Carolyn Schimandle 408.535.4063 or carolyn.schimandle@prk.sccgov.org​

Additional Requirements:
Following the completion of training, docents are asked to volunteer at least 1 shift per week for the semester or once every other week for the full school year. Minimum yearly commitment is 40 hours.
Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30am-12:00pm

 
Bernal-Gulnac-Joice Ranch School Program Docents:
In the Bernal Ranch field trip program, students learn about the Bernal Ranch area's past inhabitants, including the Muwekma Ohlone, Chicano ranchers, and Bernal family. Docents help lead activities and facilitate learning.
Students will learn about the Bernal Ranch area's past inhabitants, including the Muwekma Ohlone, Chicano ranchers, and Bernal family. Through artifacts and a visit to the historical house, students will explore early California life at the ranch. Docents will help lead activities and facilitate student-centered learning.

Questions: Please contact Kelsi Ju at 408-918-7776, or kelsi.ju@prk.sccgov.org​

Additional Requirements:
Following the completion of training, docents are asked to volunteer at least 1 shift per week for the semester or once every other week for the full school year. Minimum yearly commitment is 48 hours.

Hours:
Weekday mornings 9:30am-12:00pm
 
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For more information, please email volunteer@prk.sccgov.org or call 408.918.4930.
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