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Student Service Learning (SSL)

Student Service Learning Opportunities in Montgomery Parks

Earn Student Service Learning hours by volunteering with Montgomery Parks!  Every year student volunteers contribute thousands of hours of service to projects and events in our parks.

Follow this link for a list of volunteer opportunities that have been approved for MCPS Student Service Learning (SSL) hours. Visit our Getting Started Student section for more information about student service with Montgomery Parks.

Spring 2016 Student Service Opportunities

The weather is getting warmer and there are lots of SSL approved volunteer opportunities coming up in Montgomery Parks including…

Spring Eye Spy Train Volunteers – April 8-16 / 22 & 23/ 29 & 30 – (open to volunteers ages 12 & up)
Follow this link to sign up for Cabin John Regional Park!
Follow this link to sign up for Wheaton Regional Park!

Volunteer Summer Camp Counselors – Sign Up Now
Follow this link for Brookside Gardens!
Follow this link for Locust Grove Nature Center!
Follow this for Meadowside Nature Center!
Follow this link for Brookside Nature Center!
Follow this link for Black Hill Nature Programs!

Wings of Fancy Butterfly Exhibit Volunteers – Brookside Gardens – Wheaton (April-August)
Follow this link for more information and to sign up!

Earth Month Volunteer Opportunities – Various Parks – Throughout April
Includes special events and cleanup projects – follow this link for more information!

Natural Surface Trail Workdays – Various Parks – Spring & Summer
Follow this link for more information and to sign up!

Volunteer Service Days – Locust Grove Nature Center – Bethesda – April 15 / May 20 / June 17
Follow this link for more information and to sign up!

Make your next School Day Off a Day On with Montgomery Parks!

Montgomery Parks is offering Student Service Learning Volunteer Events for students on weekdays when the Montgomery County Public School students have the day off. These events will provide students with the opportunity to get outside, help with interesting projects in the parks, and earn SSL Hours. Projects will include stream & park cleanups, natural surface trail workdays, and others.

MCPS 2016-2017 School Year Events:

Spring Break April 7 to 17

Stewartown Local Park Cleanup – Gaithersburg – April 10
Follow this link for more info and to sign up!

Paint Branch Park & Stream Cleanup – White Oak – April 11
Follow this link for more info and to sign up!

Broadacres Local Park Cleanup – Silver Spring – April 12
Follow this link for more info and to sign up!

Harper Cabin Open House Volunteer – Brookside Nature Center – Wheaton – April 7-17
Follow this link for more info and to sign up!

Invasive Plant Removal – Maydale Conservation Park – Colesville – April 10
Follow this link for more info and to sign up!

Student Service Learning Days – Black Hill Visitor Center – Boyds – April 10 / 11 / 12
Follow this link for more info and to sign up!

Last Updated: April 4, 2017