Youth Service Opportunities
While most volunteers are over the age of 21, there are options for teens and youth to contribute at The Morton Arboretum.
Youth Volunteer Program
(Selection process takes place in April of each year. For more information contact CGvolunteers@mortonarb.org)
Youth entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in the fall of 2018, who enjoy being outdoors, working with children, and/or gardening
Naturalist: facilitate activities and interact with Children's Garden family visitors.
Gardener: assist in planting, maintaining and harvesting from trees and plants in the Children’s Garden.
Science Camp: interact with camp staff to deliver informal nature-based curriculum for summer science camp participants
Scout Projects (Year Round)
We welcome a limited number of Eagle Scout and Gold Award Candidate projects annually. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Support for the Youth Volunteer Program is provided by U.S. Bank, DuPage Foundation, and The Brinson Foundation.