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Volunteers Needed for EcoBloom 2017!

This spring, the DPS Hub Farm is hosting another year of EcoBloom (formally known as EcoBlitz), a field trip designed for 5th grade DPS students to immerse them in all aspects of Life on the Farm, Forest Ecology and Watershed Dynamics.

All 5th grade students from 6 DPS Schools will be coming out to participate between late-March to mid-May and we need volunteers to help run the show! We’ll have a max. of 70 students out on each day, 3 educator-led activities and 10 self-led farm stops. Students will be broken into small groups of 8-10 and will visit each activity/stop throughout the day. We are in need of volunteer educators to lead pre-designed activities, manage self-led farm stops, and facilitate groups around the farm.

EcoBloom Dates:

Mon. 3/27
Tues.3/28
Thurs. 3/30
Mon. 4/3
Thurs. 4/6
Fri. 4/7
Thurs. 4/20
Mon. 4/24
Fri. 4/28
Mon. 5/1
Tues. 5/2
Thurs. 5/4
Mon. 5/8
Wed. 5/10
Thurs. 5/11
Fri. 5/12

Volunteers will need to be available between 8:30am-1:30pm on each day of volunteering. We will have a volunteer training at the farm the week prior to the first EcoBloom date (date TBD).

If interested, please email us at [email protected] with your availability!

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