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Visitors include people interested in American Indian cultures and those who are looking to visit someplace unique, docents said.
Some of them date back 1,000 years, they think, when people began migrating up here from the Great Basin,'' said Robert Hoffman, a docent for Tomo Kahni State Historic Park, which was created in 1993 to protect a Kawaiisu village site occupied until the first half of the 20th century.
Plans are underway to expand and enhance the court's tours program in anticipation of an increasing number of visitors, which will require additional volunteer docents to handle court tours and educate visitors about Florida's judicial system.
During January, we plan to hold a three-hour training session to prepare new docents to conduct tours and to familiarize them with the court, the building, and the various support materials available to docents and visitors," Chief Justice Anstead said.
Those accepted complete a six-week training session, which includes learning about the museum's collections and hearing lectures led by curators, UO faculty and other docents.
Docents Elaine Campbell, left, and Betty Summers give visitors insight into the Valley of yesteryear at the Chatsworth Historical Society's Homestead Acre Museum.
And he's really enthusiastic about that job,'' said docent Pam Wright.
LAKE LOS ANGELES - Antelope Valley Indian Museum will run a nine-week docent training course.
With an annual budget of just $65,000, the Stagecoach Inn Museum needs many volunteers, and docents are the landmark's backbone.
Docents also staff the visitors center, guide school programs and monitor the tide pools, Craig said.
If there are enough docents, we can open more hours and days,'' Sandy explained.
Docents work in the park's Saugus Train Station museum from 1 to 4 p.
Docent Frances Spalding leads the way into the rear of a 150-year-old building and down a dusty flight of stairs into the cool underground maze of tunnels that sprawls beneath Olvera Street and the buildings across the plaza.
Between 50 percent to 60 percent of new docents leave the program within a few months, he said.
It has curriculum from kindergarten through high school and its 50 volunteer docents hosted 3,700 schoolchildren last year, said Leslie Warren, program director.