2019 Summer Youth Docent Program

June 15, 2019 4:30 PM

Have a blast in the past this summer! Join the Youth Docent Program at the Washington State History Museum. The program runs July 9 - August 1 for youth entering grades 8-12..

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 15, 2019. Applications must be postmarked by 6/15/2019. Space is limited. Apply early!

Immerse yourself in the world of museums! You'll discover how exhibits are created. You'll delve into Washington state history. You'll visit other museums. You'll welcome visitors and share information about artifacts. And, you'll take away valuable life skills:
  • Gain volunteer experience to prepare you for your first, or next job.
  • Develop the art of working with others: supervisors, team members, and the general public.
  • Strengthen your research abilities.
  • Receive direct mentoring from experienced museum professionals.
Upon successful graduation from the program, you will be eligible to apply for regular volunteering opportunities for the Washington State History Museum. 

Download an application and FAQ today!

See Tacoma Report's 2017 television interview with Youth Docents at the History Museum at this link: