Each year the Coolidge Foundation and the President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site welcome hundreds of students to Coolidge’s birthplace to learn about our 30th President and experience the village that shaped his life. We could not do this work without the support of enthusiastic volunteer docents. If you are interested in helping us share President Coolidge and Plymouth Notch with young people, we encourage you to become a docent. There is no fixed schedule or obligation. Our education director, Diane Kemble, puts out a call for the dates when we have student groups coming, and you are welcome to assist whenever you are available.
This season’s Docent Orientation Gathering will be held on Monday, April 10 at 12:30 p.m. in the Great Room of the Museum and Education Center at the Historic Site. This meeting will allow docents old and new to learn about upcoming opportunities to volunteer. Additionally, Diane Kemble and Kathy Lynds are planning a special lunch made from recipes in the Plymouth Notch cookbook. This is a great way to support the Coolidge Foundation’s educational efforts, and we hope you will consider donating your time and talent to our efforts. To RSVP for the Docent Orientation Gathering, please email Diane Kemble, our education director, or call 802.672.3389.