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Kingsley Schoolhouse Docent - Little Bennett Regional Park

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ORGANIZATION: Montgomery Parks, M-NCPPC

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Kingsley Schoolhouse
Old schoolhouse interior

Thinking of going back to school -- in the early 1900s? Want to learn about the history of early education in one room schoolhouses in Montgomery County and share it with others?

Share your love of history and become a tour guide at the historic one-room Kingsley Schoolhouse in Little Bennett Regional Park.

The school is furnished as it was in the 1920s in a beautiful rural setting. Help visitors learn what school was like in the past!

The schoolhouse is open the first Sunday of each month, April through October.

FREE two-part training provided for new volunteers.

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About Montgomery Parks, M-NCPPC

Location:

Wheaton Headquarters, 2425 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, MD 20902, US

Mission Statement

Protect and interpret our valuable natural and cultural resources; balance the demand for recreation with the need for conservation; offer a variety of enjoyable recreational activities that encourage healthy lifestyles; and provide clean, safe, and accessible places for leisure-time activities.

Description

Our agency is located just north of Washington D.C., and was originally created to protect the stream valleys around the D.C. area. We have grown into a 34,000 acre park system with over 400 local, urban and regional parks; recreation centers; ballfields; playgrounds; nature centers, a botanic garden and over 200 miles of trails.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Kingsley SchoolhouseLittle Bennett Regional Park24472 Clarksburg RoadClarksburg, MD 20871

(39.25064,-77.27499)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers must give at least 4 tours per season, April through October
  • Must have good public speaking skills. Comfortable working in outdoor environment, schoolhouse has no air conditioning or heat.

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