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St. Paul, MN 55108

612-624-4745

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Youth Raptor Corps

2013-2014 Youth Raptor Corps (YRC) Registration Now Open!

Join our youth service-learning club, Youth Raptor Corps (YRC). Each meeting will include an opportunity to see live raptors up close and learn exciting facts about their environment, natural history, and what you can do to positively impact them. Participants will also engage in service-learning projects aimed at benefiting TRC’s mission. Recommended for grades 5 - 8

Attendance at every meeting is recommended. Please let us know if you are unable to attend in advance. Registration is required and is limited to 20 students.

Here are the steps to register:

Please call 612-624-4745 or email raptor@umn.edu to get your child's name and age on our registration list. Please also give us your contact information.

Cost is $25 per family.

We meet from 4:00-5:30pm the second Tuesday of every month starting in October and running through May:

Dates:
October 1st (this is the exception to the second Tuesday)
November 12th
December--no meeting
January 14th
February 11th
March 11th
April 8th
May 13th

Last year's group chose to demonstrate their learning by creating YouTube videos that will teach others.  In small groups, the students researched a particular raptor and chose several facts to highlight in riddle form. Then, using IPads, they recorded their facts and added background music.  You can go to our TRC YouTube Channel and access all six of the videos here

The Raptor Center is proud to give these outstanding young people an opportunity to learn about their shared environment with raptors, and we appreciate their efforts to find new ways to educate their peers.  We want to thank our own volunteers for their guidance in running this very special program. 


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