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Columbia State Historic Park Docent Training

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California State Parks


Attend 6 trainings at Columbia State Historic Park and you can become a docent and teach the public about CA gold rush history. Activities that docents participate in have included: working in the museum, leading town tours, presenting school programs, and special events including: Stories in Stone, Lamplight, Big Band Street Dance, Gold Trek, Diggins, Gold Rush Days every Saturday, Boo Blvd, a Miner's Christmas, Histories Mysteries and so much more! If you are looking for an opportunity to give back to your community & love history, this program is for you. The 6 training sessions will be held on Saturdays: September 18th, September 25th, October 2nd, October 16th, October 23rd and November 6th from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM. E-mail Holly Bailey at: to sign up and find out more information.

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22708 Broadway street, Columbia, CA 95310, US

Mission Statement

The mission of California State Parks is to provide for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state’s extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation.


To provide visitors of Columbia State Historic Park with a quality interpretive experience on a regular basis by participating in interpretive living history programs, assisting with special events, staffing the museum and leading guided walks and talks.

Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy


Sat Sep 18, 2021 - Sat Nov 06, 2021
08:30 AM - 02:00 PM


22708 Broadway streetEagle CottageColumbia, CA 95310



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Event Design & Planning
  • History
  • Storytelling
  • Acting




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • once a month, 50 hours annually
  • You must attend all 6 docent trainings

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