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July 30, 2021

Peterborough, Kawartha, Northumberland Online Scavenger Hunt

Deadline: July 31st, 2021, 5pm EST

As the province is opening and everyone is out exploring again we encourage you to see all the exciting attractions this region has to offer. Explore the attractions' websites to find the answers. Forms can be found down below ...

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Volunteering

Hutchison House Volunteers share an interest in local history and heritage crafts and provide a valuable service to the community.

Volunteering at Hutchison House Museum offers many opportunities to meet people sharing an interest in local history and heritage crafts.

Volunteers provide valuable services, including:

  • Hutchison House Volunteers wear period costumes and assist with public tours and special events.
    wearing period costumes and assisting with public tours and special events
  • learning and demonstrating heritage cooking, crafts and trades
  • caring for the heritage gardens
  • Hutchison House Volunteers are involved in activities such as learning and demonstrating heritage cooking, crafts and trades.
    helping to maintain the historic features of the house and its collection
  • making and repairing period costumes
  • conducting research on historical artifacts and local history
  • providing essential behind-the scenes help for special events
Junior Volunteers play an important role at the museum, acting as servers for Scottish Teas throughout the summer and helping with other special events.

Junior volunteers, between the ages of 8 and 13, play an important role at the museum. They act as servers for the Scottish Teas throughout the summer and assist with other special events.

Many junior volunteers go on to serve as docents for guided public tours of the museum, earning credits for their High School Volunteer Service requirements.

For a description of the junior volunteer program click here.

For the 2021 junior volunteer application click here.

 

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