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    Chicago Zoological Society: King Conservation Science Scholars

    Chicago Zoological Society: King Conservation Science Scholars


    • Listing Type: Volunteer Opportunities
    • Category: Animal Rights and Rescue, Preserving the Environment, Promoting Volunteerism, Youth Outreach
    • Volunteer Type: Individual
    • Minimum Age: 14
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    The mission of the Chicago Zoological Society is to inspire conservation leadership by engaging people and communities with wildlife and nature. The King Conservation Science Scholar?program is an innovative, hands-on approach to leadership development that incorporates environmental literacy and inclusion to assist in cultivating the next generation of conservation-minded, community-driven leaders.

    Co-designed with and for teens in 9-12 grade, King Conservation Science Scholars offers a unique opportunity for young people to engage in a multitude of experiences that supports their social, emotional, recreational and intellectual growth. Through interactive workshops, immersive research expeditions, and hands-on career exploration, the program enables King Scholars to grow as leaders as they center the initiatives that matters the most to them.

    For more information about King Conservation Science Scholars, visit our website.