Teen Summer Camp Assistant

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National Aviary in Pittsburgh

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Teen volunteer helps child at camp
Teen summer camp assistants work with summer camp children ages 4-12.

The National Aviary teen volunteer program is open to students who will be 14-17 years old by June 1, 2020. Teens help us to advance our mission during our busiest season of the year. Students gain valuable skills and avian knowledge while experiencing the daily life of a bird zoo.

We ask for a minimum commitment of at least 35 hours for the 2020 summer camp season which runs June 15-July 24, 2020.

Teens interested in education or childhood development may work as a Summer Camp Assistant. These volunteers will be assigned to work at least one full week of camp. Camp Assistants help National Aviary educators with camp lessons and activities from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm Monday - Friday. Camp is held both indoors and outside. For teens with a busy summer schedule, the entire 35 hour commitment can be earned in one week.

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About National Aviary in Pittsburgh


Allegheny Commons West, 700 Arch St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212, US

Mission Statement

To inspire respect for nature through an appreciation of birds.


America's bird zoo is located in Pittsburgh, PA and fully accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The National Aviary is the only non-profit, free-standing indoor facility in the U.S. which is wholly dedicated to avian exhibition, education, conservation, and the development and practice of leading-edge avian medicine. Our diverse collection consists of approximately 500 birds of 150 species from six continents.


Sat Jun 06, 2020 - Fri Jul 24, 2020
08:30 AM - 03:30 PM  


Allegheny Commons West700 Arch StPittsburgh, PA 15212



  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • People Skills
  • General Education


  • Teens


  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 35 hours minimum during one week of camp
  • application deadline March 1, 2020: aviary.org/camp-assistant

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