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[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Team Leader Olympics – Ferebee Hope Rec Center

March 14, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT


50 Team Leaders will enter and only one team will win!

This tree planting will test your team’s tree knowledge, planting abilities, and finesse. You will work in teams to plant trees through a series of three competitions.

What do you win?

Bragging rights as the best team leaders of the season and maybe a special prize package!


  • Registration. We require that you pre-register for our events so that you can fill out our waiver before arriving at the event. Please take a moment to register for this event.
  • Youth Volunteers. Volunteers under 18 years of age must have their parent or legal guardian sign their consent form and be supervised by an adult at all times. Please note you must be over 18 years of age to become a team leader.
  • No specific skills required. Each event starts with a tool safety and planting demonstration. Volunteers plant alongside experienced Citizen Foresters and staff.
  • Arrive on time. Check-in opens a half hour prior to the indicated start time.
  • Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather.
  • Closed-toe shoes and long pants are required. Boots are preferred over sneakers.
  • Animals. No animals are allowed into the event, except for service animals.

Group Registration

If you represent a group (5+ people), complete the Group Volunteer Information Form and we will contact you to discuss potential volunteer opportunities.


Volunteers are treated to a celebratory lunch at the conclusion. Indicate dietary restrictions during the online registration process. Drinking water is available throughout the event.

Getting There

Public Transportation: Southern Ave Station is the closest metro station (1.5 miles from the site). The A2 bus has stops on Condon Terrace and 8th St. SE by the planting site.

Parking: There is street parking available in the area.

Bike Parking: A bike rack is located in fron of the recreation center.

Become a Casey Trees Member today and receive some incredible perks and benefits – all while doing your part to help build a greener place to live for us all. Casey Trees relies on the support of friends, neighbors, and volunteers like you to make our work possible. Thank you for your help!


March 14, 2020
8:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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Ferebee Hope Recreation Center
3999 8th St. SE
Washington, DC 20032 United States