California Academy of Sciences

Teen Advocates for Science Communication 2013 Program Application
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Program Description

Teen Advocates for Science Communication Program Youth in the Teen Advocates for Science Communication program (also known as the TASC Force) engage with the Academy’s mission of exploring, explaining and protecting the natural world through the creation and delivery of innovative public programs. Youth work with Academy professionals to create experiences for museum visitors that communicate science in fun and engaging ways such as flash mobs, collections based fashion shows, and pop-up experiences. Spring programing will run on Saturdays (10AM – 1PM or 2PM – 5PM) from February 9 through May 4, 2013. TASC volunteers commit to either a morning or afternoon session. We are currently accepting youth grades 8th – 12th, applications are due January 17. Interviews will take place January 26 and selection will be announced February 1. Required Spring Program Dates: February 9 - May 4 (12 weeks) • Saturday, February 9 TASC mandatory orientation 10AM – 4PM • Saturdays February 16 – May 4 (10AM – 1PM or 2AM – 5PM) • March 25 – March 30 spring break, no programing Important Application Dates and Deadlines • January 17 application submission deadline • January 22 interview invitations will be emailed out • January 26 group interview • February 1 program acceptance will be emailed out Please submit this application by January 17.

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