Summer Nature Camp Leaders in Training at the Environmental Nature Center!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1601 16th StreetNewport Beach, CA 92663


"Leaders in Training" are amazing high school students that help with Nature Camps during school breaks. This is a perfect opportunity for volunteers who enjoy working with children, and it provides an excellent experience to include on a resume or college application. Although it is a volunteer position, applicants must interview with to be eligible. Students, not parents, are responsible for communicating with ENC staff regarding the Leaders in Training opportunity.

    • Summer Nature Camp (June 25 - August 17). Mandatory two session commitment. Mandatory training on 6/13/18 from 2:30PM to 5PM.
ALL Leaders in Training are required to attend training before each Camp that they volunteer for. NO EXCEPTIONS. If you are not available for training, please do not apply to be a Leader in Training."I was a Junior Naturalist last year and absolutely loved it. Seeing the impact you can have on one person’s life just by being a role model is amazing and personally satisfying. Working with kids helps you be the change you wish to see in the world."- ENC Junior Naturalist

Once we receive your application and reference form we will contact you to schedule an interview. Experienced L.I.T.’s, that have volunteered as JNs/LITs at the ENC in the past, need not submit a reference form or interview.


    • Students must be enrolled in High School (Summer L.I.T.’s can be entering high school in the Fall).
    • The Leader in Training Application and Reference Form (last two pages of the application) must be submitted before we call you to schedule your interview.
    • You must have been interviewed by the Camp Director or Education Coordinator before volunteering.
    • ALL Leaders in Training are required to attend training before volunteering.
    • Please bring school paperwork that we need to fill out on your last day of volunteering.


  • Multi-Tasking
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Child Care
  • Singing
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 13
  • 8 days, 8:30AM - 3:15PM

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