Rachel Potter passed along the news that the Glacier Institute, a private nonprofit that “provides hands-on, field-based educational adventures to people from all over the world in… Glacier National Park and the Flathead National Forest,” is holding their annual Volunteer Work Day on Saturday, May 5th. For those of you interested in participating (as well you should be), here’s the press release:
April 13, 2012
CONTACT: The Glacier Institute (406) 755-1211
VOLUNTEER WORK DAY ANNOUNCED
The Glacier Institute is holding its annual Volunteer Work Day on Saturday, May 5th this year. Volunteers are needed for cleaning, painting, light carpentry, and outdoor work such as raking, sweeping, and many other tasks.
Volunteers are needed at both the Glacier Park Field Camp, located in Glacier National Park one mile north of West Glacier and our Big Creek Outdoor Education Center located on the North Fork Road, approximately 21 miles north of Columbia Falls.
The Glacier Institute, an educational non-profit organization in its 29th year, is a long-time partner with Glacier National Park, Flathead National Forest, Flathead Valley Community College and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. The Institute offers family programs, youth science adventure camps, Discovery School at Big Creek Outdoor Education Center and adult educational programs.
The Institute will provide lunch and dinner for participants. Volunteers may stay over at the camps but need to call to reserve a spot. Tools are not required, but are helpful; please bring carpentry tools, rakes, shop vacuums, wheelbarrows and work gloves. Interested volunteers, please RSVP by contacting the Glacier Institute at
(406) 755-1211 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lilly L. Beebe, Office Administrator
The Glacier Institute
Kalispell, MT 59903