What is a Docent?
A docent is a teacher. The word “docent” comes from the Latin word “docere” which means teacher or educator.
What does a Docent do?
Docents provide educational experiences through presentations and exhibit interpretation with live animals and other materials.
How do you become a Docent?
Complete our 36 hour training program. Commit to volunteer more than 60 hours each year
Informational Meeting for Prospective Docents – Thursday, September 8 at 6:30PM in Discovery Center
A full list of training dates for the Fall 2016 class can be found here: Docent Training Fall 2016
We look forward to helping you take the first steps to a lifelong adventure with our intensive (and fun!) Docent training program.
For more information on Docents:
(812) 435-6143 ext. 414