Durham Region: Conservation Youth Corps – Claremont Nature Centre

July 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Claremont Nature Centre
4290 Westney Road N. Pickering
L1Y 1A2
Mary Gawen

Get outdoors and earn high school volunteer hours!
Learn how to safely use equipment and participate in environmental conservation.


  • At least 14 years of age;
  • Currently enrolled in High School and returning in September 2019;
  • Able to commit to volunteering for the full session;
  • Interested in the outdoors and environmental conservation;
  • Comfortable working in a team environment;
  • Punctual and reliable.

Expectations of participants:

  1. Arrive on time at a designated location.
  2. Participate in an orientation and training session.
  3. Comply with all health and safety instructions provided and maintain a safety focus during all tasks.
  4. Use hand tools and equipment safely, including shovels, rakes and wheelbarrows.
  5. Other tasks as assigned.

Registration is required for youth ages 14-17 participating without parent/guardian supervision (registration form below). 

What to wear: Long pants, closed-toed shoes and sun/rain protection. This event will take place rain or shine.

Work task at this location is: Trail lining, pruning and invasive removal

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