Teen Council

Teen volunteers (ages 15-18) work alongside museum staff, assisting with summer camps and special events, serving as gallery hosts, helping with children’s activities during public programs, or researching for various ongoing projects.

TBHC Teen Council members create and plan events and programs with other local teens and museum staff. Along with hosting teen events, members assist museum staff with public and special TBHC events. Teen Council also teams up with other teen organizations from local institutions.

Teen Council meets twice a month on Monday evenings for an hour and a half.

Summer Camp Counselor
TBHC is looking for friendly and responsible high school teenagers ages 15-18 to help with this year’s History Adventure Camps. Counselors will obtain volunteer hours while working with small groups of kids in a fun and informal learning environment. Volunteers will gain experience working under instructor leadership and with museum staff. Teens must commit to a full week of volunteering. Orientation for Summer 2021 is mandatory and will be held in May 2021.

Teen Council
Application Deadline for 2021-22 School Year: July 12, 2021
TBHC Teen Council members create and plan events and programs with other local teens and museum staff. Along with hosting teen events, members assist museum staff with public and special TBHC events. Teen Council also teams up with other teen organizations from local institutions. Teen Council meets twice a month on Monday evenings for an hour and a half. Orientation for the 2021-2022 School Year will be held late Summer 2021.

Education Volunteer
History-loving teens can volunteer to help with special projects in the Education Department. These projects can range from helping research for upcoming ventures or working with staff to create new programming for TBHC. Teen volunteers must be available at least two weekday afternoons a month.

Teen Council Volunteer Proccess:

1. Submit your volunteer application. Applications and subsequent correspondence must be completed by the teen applying rather than a parent or guardian.

2. To be a member of TBHC’s Teen Council you must complete the Teen Council Application below.

3. Teens must also submit a recommendation letter from a non-relative adult. Teachers, mentors, employers, etc. are all accepted. Recommendation letters should be sent to Amanda Hoffman, Programs Manager, at [email protected]

For questions please contact Amanda Hoffman, Programs Manager, at [email protected]

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Teen Council Application Deadline for 2021-22: June 25, 2021

Interested in joining the Teen Council, but need more information?
Email Amanda Hoffman, Programs Manager, at [email protected]
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