Teen Interpreter Program (TIP)

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About TIP

Our Teen Interpreter Program (TIP) is designed to introduce high school students to museums and living history through research, interactive programs and field trips. Participants must be between the ages of 14 and 18 by June 1st, 2019 to apply. Accepted applicants will have incredible opportunities to attend weekly workshops in heritage skills and crafts, field trips to regional history sites and museums, interpretive tours of historic buildings, and much more. TIP participants learn valuable skills to help them throughout their professional lives, and build lifelong friendships and memories.

See the documents below for specific details about requirements and dates for the 2019 program.

Program Details

School Credit

One half (1/2) elective social studies credit is available through the Salem-Keizer School District or other participating districts with the completion of 65 volunteer hours and a positive performance review.

How to Apply

Questions? Please contact Kaylyn Mabey, our TIP Coordinator at 503-585-7012 ext 257 or e-mail at kaylynm@willametteheritage.org

*Please Note: Upon acceptance into the program, participant’s parent or legal guardian will be required to sign a program agreement, medical release, and permission form.

Applications for the 2019 Teen Interpreter Program are now OPEN!

Application and payment link are now live.  Program acceptance dependent on interview with TIP coordinator.  Ten students will be accepted. If you have any questions, contact Kaylyn Mabey at kaylynm@willametteheritage.org.

2019 TIP Application