Youth from the city can connect with national parks too!! This week, as a part of our NPS Academy program, students are exploring the parks and sites of NYC Harbor and learning about the National Park Service.
Here, the future interns learn about how Rangers deal with visitors at @statueellisnps
#NPSYouth #YouthinParks #NPSAcademy15
As one week of #npsacademy15
ends in @grandtetonnps
, THREE more begin in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tennessee), Kenai Fjords National Park (Alaska, pictured), and the national parks of New York Harbor! More awesome pictures in the week to come! #NPSYouth
students learn about a different culture during their orientation week as they "Connect to People," one of the themes of the program. #NPSYouth
Today marks the start of our NPS Academy program, an internship program that will put 100 YOUTH in parks this summer, starting them on the path to future federal employment! The students will intern at parks all across the country, from Yellowstone to Abe Lincoln's birthplace. Find out more by following the program page @nps_academy
Mosaics in Science intern Jeneva Wright recording an at-risk underwater archaeological site at Biscayne National Park.
Find out more about the Mosaics in Science internship program here: www.geosociety.org/mosaics/
Yes, we're on Instagram! It seemed a bit weird that NPS Youth Programs wouldn't be on the social media platform that youth use the most, but we have arrived! What did we miss?
Feel free to tag us in photos of youth playing, learning, serving, and working in parks! Use our hashtags #YouthInParks #NPSYouth
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