Town Crier Report/Los Altos Town Crier
The Los Altos History Museum is accepting applications for its Teen Docent Program through April 14.
Open to any student enrolled in a local high school for the upcoming academic year, the program offers teens the opportunity to work alongside museum professionals and interact with local residents while experiencing a behind-the-scenes look at the museum in action. The museum will accept up to 20 students in the program.
“Over the last five years, the museum’s Teen Docent Program has grown in popularity and impact,” said Elisabeth Ward, executive director of the museum. “We’ve had students stick with the program throughout high school, and it has made a real difference in their personal, professional and academic growth.”
According to Ward, participants gain skills such as communication and leadership that can be applied to any education or work environment.
“Plus, they have fun working with teens from throughout the area while learning …cont.