Post by Summer Intern at Mason Neck State Park
With the prices at the pump going higher almost everyday, when was the last time you read a blog that had something nice to say about a gas company? I’ll bet you didn’t think you’d read it here in a Virginia State Park blog. However, at National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network. It will provide an opportunity for at risk youth to learn about Chesapeake history and Chesapeake bay nature. The program aims to connect children in nature and let them explore a Gateways location while engaging their imagination and building a lifelong ethic of stewardship for the Chesapeake Bay and its many wonders.
Kelsey has impressed the staff at Mason Neck State Park with her willingness to jump in and help out wherever she is needed. She isextremely efficient and has amazed Park Manager, Jess Lowry more than once with her ability to get things done.
Captain John Smith Explorer Camp begins on Tuesday and I will keep you posted on how it goes. Kelsey has been busy coordinating with the camp teachers, ordering supplies and observing other interpretive programsto make sure the participants at the camp have the best experience possible.
Thank you very much ExxonMobil for the opportunity to work with this bright, talented young woman and watch as she makes a difference this summer bringing Northern Virginia history to life for our young campers!