MTNYC Event Registration

Become a TreeLC Captain

Interested in leading your own tree care workshop?

Attend a Care Captain training to learn how to teach your neighbors all about tree care!

Tree Care WorkshopCare Captain trainings empower enthusiastic tree stewards to offer tree care workshops to their neighbors and friends. You will learn all the steps to running a workshop; seasonally specific tree care strategies and tips; community organizing and event coordination skills, and gain an in-depth understanding of the MillionTreesNYC initiative.

Who can attend? New Yorkers who are interested in leading local tree stewardship, who commit to planning a community tree care event engaging at least 10 community members and caring for at least 10 trees. Our Care Captain program is a good fit for representatives of block associations, classrooms, neighborhood groups or other civic organizations.

Upcoming trainings:

  • Wednesday, July 30th  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: The Arsenal, 830 5th Avenue (At 64th Street), 3rd Floor Conference Room, MANHATTAN

Write to our Volunteer Coordinator at stewards@milliontreesnyc.org for more information or to learn how you can participate.


  • (Create a team for friends, family, co-workers, associates, or any combination of the above to volunteer with you.)
  • Please estimate your team size as accurately as possible. On the next page you will have the opportunity to fill in names and emails of your team members.

  • I understand that signing this waiver is necessary for partial consideration for accepting me as a participant in the MillionTreesNYC event. If I bring with me to this event anyone under 18 years of age, I represent that that the younger person will abide by the terms of this waiver, and that each of us will accompany to and stay with the other at the event.

    I represent that I am physically fit and prepared for this event, and that I am prepared to use equipment, including shovels and wheelbarrows, when digging holes and planting trees. I acknowledge that there are inherent risks in using gardening equipment and planting trees, including the risks of serious bodily injury and death, and I hereby assume all dangers and risks associated therewith. In partial consideration of my acceptance as a participant in this event, I hereby waive all claims against the City of New York (“City”), and the City Department of Parks and Recreation (“Parks”) I have or may have against the City and Parks, or any of them, in relation to this event, and agree to release, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the City and Parks, along with their respective employees, agents, affiliates, and sponsors, from any and all claims for any and all expenses, personal injury, loss, or damages incurred or caused by me during or in connection with my participation in this event. I understand that, when I am participating in this event, I will be under the supervision and control of Parks, and agree to cooperate promptly and fully with all directions of the Parks personnel.

    In partial consideration of the permission given me by the City and Parks to participate in this event, I grant the City and Parks full, unrestricted permission for them and their organizers to use photographs, audio recordings, portraits, films, videos and all other likenesses of me and quotations made by me in legitimate accounts of this event.