Silver Spring Day School is an MCPS approved Student Service Learning site and volunteer opportunities involve supervising and interacting with young children ages 2–7 years of age.

Student Volunteer Responsibilities

ALL Summery Discovery student volunteers will:

• attend a mandatory training meeting on a Sunday afternoon in June

• respect teachers, staff, parents, children and other student volunteers

• follow instructions from teachers and staff

• arrive on time and sign in and sign out each day

• keep a watchful eye on children and report any issues to a teacher immediately

• call the summer program coordinator or SSDS office if unable to attend an assigned day

• be evaluated at the end of the week

• adhere to the “no cell phone allowed at any time” rule (unless approved by teacher)

• stay with their assigned group at all times; an assignment will be made at the beginning of each week

• maintain flexibility as responsibilities vary each day

• adhere to all program policies and guidelines

• attend a training meeting prior to end of MCPS school year

• wear an SSDS–provided t-shirt while volunteering


If a student volunteer is unable to follow the above guidelines or perform the tasks assigned to them, they may be dismissed from the program at any time.

6 week Summer Program - working with children ages 2 – 7

Please indicate your interest/availability below.
SSDS can not guarantee your request(s).
Summer Discovery 2018
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Week 1, June 18-22: Ramps and Motion!
Week 2, June 25-29: Bones and Muscles!
Week 3, July 2-6: Air and Flight! (closed July 4th)
Week 4, July 9-13: Rainbows and Light!
Week 5, July 16-20: Machines and Magnets!
Week 6, July 23-27: Vibrations and Music!

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Parent/Guardian Information


I understand/acknowledge that Summer Discovery student volunteers are: *
offered SSL hours only
not offered stipends by SSDS
required to attend mandatory Orientation on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 3:00pm
Silver Spring Day School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, national or ethnic origin, socio-economic status, or learning differences.