Girls Can Too: August 26 to 30

Girls Can Too is a successful training program that provides hands-on learning experiences in the environmental and skilled trades sectors to young women in grades 7 to 10. Participants work in crews with other students on outdoor tasks and can earn up to 35 community service hours by participating in the program.

*Please Note: due to other site projects at Bolton Camp students will not be allowed to be dropped off at Bolton Camp directly. Local students must be picked up and dropped off at any of the provided bus locations.

Eligibility:

  • At least 11 years of age
  • Enrolled in grade 7, 8, 9, or 10 in September of 2019
  • Able to commit to volunteering for one full week (Monday – Friday) during July
  • 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 pick up location each day.
  2. Participate in an orientation, tool training session, and health and safety session.
  3. Comply with all health and safety instructions provided and maintain a safety focus during all tasks.
  4. Daily work activities including removing invasive species, monitoring planting sites and maintaining trails.
  5. Use hand tools and equipment safely, including shovels, rakes and wheelbarrows.
  6. Other tasks as assigned.

Please note: volunteers less than 18 years of age require parental or guardian consent to participate in this program.

Registration