Category Archives: Docenting

Library display

In an effort to increase our outreach for the CHCI Docent Program, myself along with Meg and Lynn set up a display in the city library that will be up all month long. If you live locally, stop by to … Continue reading

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Peace and Quiet

Written by Debbie Metzler During one of the last Chimposiums of the season, I took a small group of docents down to visit the chimpanzees before the guests came for their visit. Dar was wearing a brightly colored sock, and holding a recorder. … Continue reading

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Advanced Chimposium Experience

As a first year graduate student, I am fortunate to be involved in CHCI’s docent program. Docents assist in staffing and leading CHCI’s public educational workshops called Chimposiums. As a graduate student, I also have the opportunity to present the … Continue reading

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Summer Apprentice Chimposium Experience

The past eight weeks spent as a summer apprentice at CHCI have been one of the most incredible experiences of my life. I was very excited to come here and meet the chimpanzees, but I never expected that I would … Continue reading

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Week Day Chimposiums

Being involved with the docent program is rewarding on many levels! One of my favorite experiences as a docent is the opportunity to introduce young children to the wonders of chimpanzees. Spring is a particularly busy time for school groups … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunities at CHCI

Want to help support Washoe’s family and educate others about chimpanzees?  If you have weekends free we’d like to encourage you to become part of our weekend workshops, the one-hour chimposiums, by becoming a docent.    What is a Docent? Docents … Continue reading

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Foyer Projects

Spring is the time for renewal and reinvention. In the spirit of springtime we here at CHCI have been working to reinvigorate all aspects of our education workshop experience. First, our chimposium presentation has been upgraded introducing both new material … Continue reading

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