Hours
Monday ..................................Closed
Tuesday - Saturday .............. 10am to 5pm
Sunday ...................................12pm to 5pm
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Info@KansasCityAutoMuseum.com
15095 West 116th Street
Olathe, Kansas 66062
Phone: 913-322-4227
Fax: 913-428-8549
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Junior Docent Program

Ages 13-17

Includes: Shirt, lunch*, and completion certificate

Cost $0

*Only on Wednesday and Friday

What is a Junior Docent?

Junior Docents are teen volunteers (ages 13-17) who engage with Museum guests, volunteers, and staff  sharing their love for all things automotive. 

 

Junior Docents meet at least twice a week (Wednesday & Friday) and also attend one Cars & Coffee, 

Junior Docents will develop skills in public speaking as well as expand their knowledge and understanding of the automobile and basic business practices. 

What do Junior Docents do?

Junior Docents attend bi-weekly sessions led by volunteers and staff. In these sessions, they learn about Kansas City automotive history, the Museum’s collection, basic automotive maintenance, design, and Museum operations.  

 

This program is developed to align with STEM and STEAM practices. 

What is the schedule?

WEEK ONE

(SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY):

-Orientation/Safety

-Auto maintenance class

-Driving/Ride experience

-Driving simulator

WEEK TWO

(EDUCATION & PROGRAMMING): 

-Docent shadowing

-Collection management

-Tour day (lead a tour)

WEEK THREE

(DESIGN & ART):

-Design a CO2 dragster

-Design and race a pinewood derby car (team building experience with Museum staff)

WEEK FOUR

(ENGINEERING & MATH): 

-The Great Car Show (work with our volunteers and staff to design

the layout and logistics  for our annual fundraiser, The Great Car Show.

Schedule subject to change.  Junior Docents will meet on Wednesdays and Fridays, and one Saturday during Cars & Coffee.

How to Apply

Fill out the Junior Docent Application form with a parent/guardian present.