Overview & Expectations

Overview: The Schuylkill Action Network (SAN) is providing one full scholarship ($655 value) for the 20th annual Schuylkill River Sojourn from June 2-8, 2018. The SAN is seeking a naturalist with paddling, photography, and social media experience. The Sojourn Steward will photograph plants and wildlife, identifying species when known, and share his/her experience on the Schuylkill Action Network's (SAN) social media.

Sojourn Steward Expectations:
  1. Participate in the entire Schuylkill River Sojourn (Sat, June 2 – Fri, June 8, 2018).
  2. Take photos of plants and wildlife along the trip.
  3. Post social media updates to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram during lunch and evening breaks.
  4. Interact with sojourn participants - teaching them about species found in and along the river.
  5. Present at the end of Sojourn about your experience. 

All materials and supplies will be provided to the Sojourn Steward by the SAN.
Materials and supplies include:
  • Full week Sojourn Registration
  • GPS-enabled camera and memory cards
  • Battery pack charger for camera and ipad
  • Boat rental (if needed)
  • iPad to send updates in evenings
  • MiFi (wifi access for the iPad to send updates)
Please click "Next" to start the application. 

Application deadline is May 1.