Upcoming Service Opportunities
Public Work Days
Chicago River Day
Saturday, May 13th, 9am - 1:30pm
Join us for a spring clean-up. We will be removing invasive species and cleaning up around Lake Katherine. This is a fun day so bring your friends. Scout troops and other community groups can use this as an opportunity to participate in community service. Lunch will be provided free to all volunteers. Rain or shine we hope to see you there!
Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chicago-river-day-2017-lake-katherine-nature-center-palos-heights-tickets-32750064324?ref=ebtn. Space is limited.
This event is presented by Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens & Friends of the Chicago River.
Opportunities for Current High School Students
These opportunities are specifically for high school students who are looking for service learning hours. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact Marian at 708-361-1873 for more information.
Are you great with kids? Love the outdoors? Have an energetic personality? Then we have the perfect service opportunity for you. Volunteers can sign up to help with one or more weeks of camp. Camp counselors work from 9:30am to 2:30pm each day.
June 19 - 23
June 26 - 30
July 10 - 14
July 17 - 21
July 24 - 28
July 31 - August 4
August 7 - 11
August 14 - 18
Summer Program Volunteer
We are looking for high school volunteers to assist with our Summertime Fun education programs at Lake Katherine. If you enjoy working with children, this is a great way to gain experience while earning service hours for school.
Walking in the Waterfall
June 28 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm, 2:30pm to 4:30pm
July 12 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm, 2:30pm to 4:30pm
August 2 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm, 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Along the Shore
July 19 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm, 2:30pm to 4:30pm
August 9 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm, 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tom Sawyer Style Fishing
June 21 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm, 2:30pm to 4:30pm
July 5 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm, 2:30pm to 4:30pm
August 30 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm, 2:30pm to 4:30pm