Volunteer at Buildfest!

Event Volunteers Wanted for Playhouse BuildFest

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Saturday, Apr 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT, Watauga High School, 300 Go Pioneers Dr, Boone, NC 28607 Map Location

Have a Blast Helping Kids Learn at Playhouse BuildFest! Now in its sixth year, Playhouse BuildFestfeatures fifty hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) activities, a fire engine, and a physics show.  It is aimed at kids 2-12 and their parents. We usually attract at least 1300 people to the event. We are seeking up volunteers to help us set-up on Friday night, facilitate Playhouse-planned activities during the event, help sell food, and clean-up at the end. Click here to see shift options and sign-up. BuildFest will be held at Watauga High School which has ample parking and is accessible by AppalCart. Lunch, snacks, and training will be provided to volunteers. For more information, contact Playhouse Executive Director Kathy Parham at kathyparham@gmail.com or 828-263-0011. Sign-up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050A4AA9A828A64-2019


Engineers, Scientists, Artists, Makers, Teachers Wanted for Playhouse BuildFest! Be an Activity Partner!

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Saturday, Apr 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT, Watauga High School, 300 Go Pioneers Dr, Boone, NC 28607 Map Location

Activity Partners Sought for Playhouse BuildFest! Now in its sixth year, Playhouse BuildFest features fifty hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) activities, a fire engine, and a physics show.  It is aimed at kids 2-12 and their parents. We usually attract at least 1300 people to the event which is held from 9 am to 2 pm. There is a special "soft open" for kids with special needs from 9-10 am. We are seeking groups from classes and clubs in education or STEAM related fields to be Activity partners who design their own hands-on STEAM activity for kids aged 2-12 and run it at Playhouse BuildFest. We can also provide assistance with locating some supplies. We also have a wish list of suggested activities groups can choose from as well. Register to participate here by March 22, 2019 and submit your activity description by April 5th. We will review all activity descriptions to avoid duplication and troubleshoot any potential challenges. BuildFest will be held at Watauga High School which has ample parking and is accessible by AppalCart. Lunch and snacks will be provided to volunteers. For more information, contact Playhouse Executive Director Kathy Parham at kathyparham@gmail.com or 828-263-0011. Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/7KOnMv9k5hVADmxP2

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