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There are plenty of way families, groups and individuals can get involved to help care for your national parks. Join a volunteer event near you. Check out opportunities below.

The National Park Service offers one-time to reoccurring volunteer opportunities for kids, teen, families, groups and individuals. To learn more about volunteering with the National Park Service and to get started, visit Volunteer.gov or Find a Park to look for opportunities at a specific park.

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  • San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

    Farm Day at Mission San Juan

    Saturday, November 11, 2017

    Explore the roots of San Antonio food culture from the Spanish colonial missions to modern food, health, and wellness at this family-friendly event. https://www.facebook.com/events/1391271267617420/

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Mission San Juan Historic Farm
    • Fees: Free
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club Work Day

    Saturday, November 11, 2017

    The Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club is a group that maintains the 20-plus miles of park trails. All trail work is done in a manner that is environmentally friendly and consistent with the historic mission of the Battlefield.

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    • Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
    • Fees: Free
  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    Kule Loklo Open House & Workday

    Saturday, February 14, 2015

    Visit a replica Coast Miwok village that offers a glimpse of life in pre-European California.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Kule Loklo
    • Fees: Free
  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    Yoga and Dune Restoration at Point Reyes

    Saturday, November 11, 2017

    Come spend at day at the beautiful and scenic Abbotts Lagoon, helping the dune restoration team remove European searocket. After lunch, join a yoga instructor for about 30 to 45 minutes doing yoga on the beach.

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    • Time: 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: "Antenna Farm" Wayside
    • Fees: Free
  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    Marin MPA Watch Volunteer Training

    Sunday, November 12, 2017

    Would you like to learn more about the science and importance of Marine Protected Areas? If so, please become a Marin MPA Watch volunteer!

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    • Location: Various locations
    • Fees: Free
  • Ice Age National Scenic Trail

    Walworth/Jefferson Tuesday Weekly Hike

    Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    Weekly hike portions of the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest

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    • Time: 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: HWY 12 Crossing near Whitewater
  • Ice Age National Scenic Trail

    Walworth Jefferson Wednesday Weekly Hike

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    Hike in the Kettle Moraine State Forest

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    • Time: 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Hwy 12 crossing near Whitewater
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Stewardship Program - Oak Savannas

    Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Join a ranger as we improve the quality of the Miller Woods Oak Savana. Please lend a hand to help improve “Your Neighborhood National Park.

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    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education
    • Fees: Free
  • Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Point Reyes National Seashore is currently recruiting and accepting applications for Winter Wildlife Docents for the winter of 2018. Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Docents must attend a 3-day training on Nov. 18 & 19, and Dec. 16, 2017.

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    • Location: Provided upon acceptance of application
    • Fees: Free
  • Ice Age National Scenic Trail

    Washington/Ozaukee County Chapter Hike

    Friday, November 24, 2017

    Hike in the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Pike Lake Unit
  • Greenbelt Park

    Invasive Plant Removal

    Saturday, November 4, 2017

    Come help preserve Greenbelt Park for future generations

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Sweetgum Picnic Area
  • Ice Age National Scenic Trail

    Washington/Ozaukee County Chapter hike

    Saturday, December 2, 2017

    Hike in the Kettle Moraine State Forest

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Polk Kames
  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Days

    Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    Come support the volunteer-based nursery program and resource management at Point Reyes National Seashore.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Bear Valley Picnic Area
    • Fees: Free
  • Sunday, December 10, 2017

    Help protect and restore endangered plant and wildlife habitat at Abbott's Lagoon, the Lighthouse Bluffs, and other high value habitat areas at Point Reyes National Seashore.

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    • Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Variable, meet at the Bear Valley Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free