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Summer Camp Assistant - Teen/College

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Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

  • 2 people are interested

This role is ideal for students who enjoy horticulture, gardening, environmental sciences, teaching, speech/public speaking, working with children or a combination of all.

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About Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden


909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to explore, explain and celebrate the world of plants.


The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is a vibrant 7-acre public garden in the heart of Des Moines that features 10 distinct gardens, including a water garden, conifer and gravel garden, rose garden and more. Our iconic geodesic conservatory features tropical and desert plants, which is the perfect escape from Iowa’s winter days.

Children & Youth


Mon Jun 28, 2021 - Fri Aug 13, 2021


909 Robert D. Ray Dr.Des Moines, IA 50309



  • General Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Child Development


  • Teens


  • Must be at least 15
  • One hour training session in mid-June. Date and time to be determined. Training is mandatory but can be rescheduled if needed. A minimum of one 3-5 day camp session.
  • An interest in educating and guiding youth through hands-on learning activities. Comfortable interacting with and co-leading groups with maximum of 16 youth (with assistance of educators). Background check will be conducted.

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