2019 Junior Docent Applications

2019 Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Junior Docent!
(Ages 10 to 17)

 

Experience Living History this year as a Junior Docent at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site! Junior Docents wear period clothing, demonstrate historic chores, games, and crafts, and interpret the unique history of the Pikes Peak region to visitors from around the world! Participation in the Junior Docent program is selective and dependent on several factors, including: age, interest, availability, maturity, and interview.

1775-1835 American Indian Area

1860’s Homestead

1880’s Rock Ledge House

1880’s Farm and Garden

19th Century Blacksmith Shop

1907 Orchard House (Ages 13 to 17)

Applications:
Open Friday, March 1 until Thursday, March 7. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Days/Times: Two half-days per week Wednesday through Saturday. Either: 9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 1:15 – 5 p.m. during an assigned five-week session, according to availability:

 

Session I: June 5 – July 6

Session II: July 10 – August 10

 

Junior Docents- along with their parent/guardian- must volunteer for either: Family Fourth, Thursday, July 4 and/or Harvest Festival, Saturday, October 5 and one other Ranch special event throughout the year.

 

Interviews: Saturday, March 16
Interviews will take place at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site by appointment only. An invitation code is required to register for the interview. There is a limited number of interviews available.

 

Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, April 6 
Either: 10 am. – 12 p.m. or 2 – 4 p.m. Registration and parent or guardian is required to attend with Junior Docent.

 

Period Clothing Check- Out: Saturday, April  6 and April 13
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Optional if approved historic clothing is provided.) Scheduled registration is required. Drop ins will not be accommodated. Clothing rental is $5 per item. Clothing is expected to be clean and pressed during use and upon return.


Site Specific Training Required:

Session I: June 4, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Session II: July 9, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(Session II participants may attend Session I training.)

 

*Applicants: Your attendance to the dates above is mandatory to participate in the program.

 

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