Young C.R.E.W Volunteering

Young Crew, Volunteering


This is a really exciting volunteer program that provides your child with the rare chance to develop and encourage their natural curiosity and interest in wildlife.




When? – 2nd & 4th Sunday of every month, 08.30 -11.00


Where? – Here on Brackenburn PNR


Who? – Ages 10-16yrs


How much? – Free




Every weeks’ activities vary according to what is happening here on the reserve and what the crazy Crags weather conditions allow; however some of the opportunities available are:

  • responsibilities of basic animal husbandry
  • domestic small-animal interactions
  • general animal health care 
  • diets for domestic and wild animals
  • understanding animal behaviour
  • introduction to wildlife rehabilitation – medication/feeding/cleaning/release/record-keeping
  • hygiene of wildlife hospital environment & wildlife first aid
  • sneak peeks into the various animals going through their week-by-week rehabilitation processes


A perfect opportunity for young people to learn about the hands-on aspects of life around animals.


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