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AIMU is into a 6th year of organizing a Volunteer Day with the New York Harbor School on Governors Island helping with the Billion Oyster Project and projects around the school's campus. AIMU team members will gain knowledge and hands-on experiences with oyster restoration, build camaraderie with their team, and enjoy a day of outdoor work and fun activities alongside BOP interns and staff on beautiful Governors Island in the midst of NY harbor.
Platinum $750; Gold $500; Silver $250
To pledge sponsorship, please contact Elvira Rodin at email@example.com.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
Number of participants: 40 people
What to bring: water bottle, weather-appropriate outdoor clothing, hat, camera, snacks, etc.
What BOP provides: technical overview and tour of facilities; hand-on restoration activities; optional teambuilding activities; BOP gear and press opportunities
9:45 am AIMU team meets at Battery Maritime Building (10 South Street)
10:00 am Ferry departs for Governors Island
10:10 am AIMU team is greeted by BOP team at Soissons Landing
10:15 am Overview of the Day
10:30 am AIMU team broken into groups
Group #1 (15 vols) Vessel Operations at Brooklyn Navy Yard [Mike/Mark]
Preparing the waterfront for the coming school year
Group #2 (10 vols) Gardening Work [Rob]
Weeding the Harbor School Garden
Group #3 (5 vols) Computer and Printer Checks [Aneal]
Ensuring computers and printers are setup and working
Group #4 (5 vols) Welding and Ocean Engineering [JonPaul/Clarke]
12:30 pm Lunch at main school building/ Group #1 has lunch at BNY
1:15 pm AIMU team breaks back into previous groups
3:00pm Group #1 returns to Governors Island
3:30 pm Drinks and bites at Island Oyster
4:45pm Board ferry -- ferry departs at 5pm
There is no charge for this event. If you register and cannot make, please kindly let us know to find another volunteer in your place.