Temescal Regional Recreation Area

Youth and Teens

Parks to People: Bringing Our Parks into Homes, Classes, and Communities
Learn about the natural resources, wildlife, and history of the Regional Parks. Take virtual reality tours of selected parks. Watch cool videos of storytelling and singing by park naturalists. Start learning now

Get Hired

  • Find out about summer and seasonal jobs, paid internships, and careers at EBRPD.  
  • Explore career pathways on the Careers for Youth page.
  • Volunteer Opportunities 
    Find a new, fun way to spend time with your children. 
    Encourages them to get involved and help protect a healthy environment.  

Get Involved

  • Participate in volunteer activities including park habitat restoration.
  • Join the Leaders-in-Training (LIT) program and work with other teens supervising day campers (ages 5 to 12), leading interactive games, and learning about careers in the parks.
  • Junior Lifeguards (to register online; no on-site registration available)
  • Junior Lifeguards (for program information)

Get Outside

Explore * Swim * Fish * Hike * Ride a Bike * Go Boating * Camp

Get Connected

Once you're outside, tweet us @ebprd, or tag your Instagram photos #ebrpd.

Get Educated

Learn how the Ohlone youth gathered tule reeds the traditional way, built tule-reed boats, and launched their boat voyages.

Tule Boat Voyages, 7m : 53s

Annual Youth Job Fair
Annual Youth Job Fair

Annual Youth Job Fair

Ages 15 - 24 

Like spending time outdoors, working with children, or life-guarding on the beach? We have the perfect job for you! Come and learn about the wide variety of paid jobs available for the summer and in the near future. Resume and interview tips provided! 

2023 Virtual Youth Job Fair
February 11, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Previous Youth Events, Contests, and Activities

Financial Assistance / Becas

Free Week of Day Camp for Local Schools & Non-Profits

The Outdoor Recreation Department offers a 2-year partnership to qualifying Alameda and Contra Costa County schools and non-profits, where 50 elementary-school-aged children can enjoy a free week of Day Camp in the Regional Parks. More information about these free opportunities.

Regional Park Foundation

The Regional Parks Foundation provides financial aid ("Camperships") to qualifying families of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. NOTE: eligible programs and co-pay amounts are tentative and subject to change without notice. Financial aid is NOT available for online registrations.