This just in from the DNR...

The inaugural Hoosier Outdoor Experience (Sept. 26-27, at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis) will give people a hands-on chance to try many outdoor activities.

In order to make the event a success, the Department of Natural Resources needs volunteers in four categories: hospitality, ambassador, first aid and shuttle attendant.

The doors will open to the public at 9 a.m. The event runs until 6 p.m. Volunteers and staff will be on site an hour before opening and an hour after gates close for setup and tear-down..

Program and volunteer registration information is available at

Call (317) 562-1338 or e-mail outdoorexperience@dnr.INgov with questions or to register a minor (under 18 years old) as a volunteer.

Volunteer Descriptions:

Hospitality: Coordinate and keep water stations for participants, staff and other volunteers supplied. Also will staff main hospitality station and work with DNR staff.

Ambassadors: Greet and answer general questions about the venue assigned, troubleshoot, escort parties to closest first aid station.

First Aid: Must be doctors, physician's assistants, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, or first responders. Staff one of three first aid station. The DNR will provide basic first aid supplies.

Shuttle Attendant: Inform participants about each shuttle stop. Make sure participants ride safely.


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