Adult Mentor Application
If you love wildlife and the outdoors, this is a perfect opportunity
to share your passion with a younger generation!
Special note – there is an opportunity available for one adult mentor (Team Leader) for the 2013 Pennsylvania Brookies field school. Applications will be accepted through May 31, 2013. Email the Director if you are interested in applying – email@example.com.
2013 Field School Offerings:
focuses on the white-tailed deer
JUNE 18-22, 2013
at Stone Valley Recreation Area in Huntingdon County
focuses on Brook trout
JULY 9-13, 2013
at Seig Conference Center in Clinton County
By participating as a Team Leader during an Academy field school, you can help nurture and develop Pennsylvania’s future conservation leaders.
Team Leaders participate fully in all aspects of the program..
- learning right alongside their team of youth participants.
- serving as the primary mentors and motivators of the youth, guiding them as they push themselves academically, physically, and emotionally
- engaging with the top wildlife professionals in the state.
Each field school can accommodate four Team Leaders, each of whom will be part of a team consisting of five youth and one youth Assistant Team Leader (a student who has participated in the program in a prior year). Team Leaders will receive a scholarship covering tuition costs (includes materials, food, and housing for the week).
QUALIFICATIONS: We are looking for adults (21 years and older) who are passionate about the outdoors, wildlife, and conservation and who have a genuine interest in youth education. Teachers are encouraged to apply!
Highlights for teachers who attend the Academy…
TOOLS FOR THE CLASSROOM: The Academy will re-spire you and spark new ideas to use in the classroom.
ACT 48 CREDITS: You can also receive 40 hours of Act 48 credit for your participation as a team leader.
QUESTIONS? Contact, Michele Kittell, firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-245-8518.