How to Apply : Junior Docent Program

Every summer season up to 100 children volunteer to bring the Ranch to life for visitors, working along side staff and adult volunteers in this robust volunteer program. Do you want to or know someone who in interested in being a Junior Docent at = Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site? Docents volunteer during the summer sessions, and 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! A Junior Docent is an overall ambassador of history and the Ranch and open to ages 10 to 17. Find full program training, and application details online.

Sites include:
1775-1835 American Indian Interpretive 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)

Online Applications: Open Monday, March 1 – Sunday, March 21 at 10 p.m. MST. Applications are expected to be completed
by the potential Junior Docent (not parents).

Commitment: Two half-days per week: Wed– Sun (9:50 a.m. – 1:25 p.m. or 1:20 – 5 p.m.) (5 week session, according to availability)
Session I: June 1- July 4
Session II: July 6 – August 8

Interviews: Saturday, April 10 If accepted, online interviews will be announced via email. Dates and locations may be subject to change. Check website for the most up-to-date information on precautions, interviews, site-trainings and clothing check-out.

Apply online at:

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