July Public Programs at War in the Pacific National Historical Park

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July Public Programs at War in the Pacific National Historical Park

by: Artak Davtian, War in the Pacific National Historical Park | .
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published: July 07, 2018
July 16 - 20: 9 am to 12 noon - Conservation Ranger Academy
This free, dynamic program introduces youth to fun, safe, and exciting ways to explore our island’s natural resources and learn about marine science at Guam’s only national park. In the first portion of this two part program, from July 2-6, Conservation Rangers will learn leadership and mentoring skills as well as learn about the threats to the environment, including our coral reefs. During the second portion of the program, July 16-20, these trained Conservation Rangers will serve as youth leaders during the park’s Reef Ranger Summer Camp. Registration deadline: June 28. For details contact kina_lewis@nps.gov or call 671-333-4050.
 
July 14, Saturday: 9 am at Asan Beach - “Keep Guam Beautiful”
This community cleanup will take place at Asan Beach - a former WWII invasion site. Cold water in coolers, protective gloves, and trash bags will be provided. Please bring refillable water bottles and wear closed-toe shoes, hats, and sunscreen. All ages are welcome. Service learning credit is available. For more information, contact lisa_aguon@partner.nps.gov.
 
July 15, Sunday: 2 pm at the Visitor Center - “Science Sunday”
Science Sunday features current research projects happening right here on Guam and the Micronesian region. Presentations are open to all ages. No pre-registration is required. For more information, call 333-4050 or email gureefmonitoring@gmail.com.
 
July 16 to 20, Mon - Fri: 9 am to 12 noon - Reef Ranger Camp
The week long camp will provide youth a fun filled opportunity to learn about Guam, our island’s national park, and our precious marine resources. Each day, park rangers will guide participants as they explore the island’s marine environment through in-water and on-land activities and fieldtrips. The Reef Ranger Summer Camp is free and open to youth in 4th, 5th and 6th grades. Registration deadline: July 10. For details contact kina_lewis@nps.gov or call 671-333-4050.
 
July 25, Wed: 10 am to 11 am at the Visitor Center - “Storytime at the National Park”
Join us for a great opportunity to introduce youth to the War in the Pacific National Historical Park and to explore park themes through story, song, and art. This program is appropriate for children age 4 and younger. For more information call 333-4050.
 
July 30 – Aug 3: Monologue at the Museum: From Page to Stage 
This cultural, historical, and student-centered project supports a distinct set of learning and skill-development objectives for youth in 9th – 12th grades, and provides a creative avenue to convey the experience of the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center’s vast collection of personal stories of survival, triumph, peace, and forgiveness in World War II. For more information or to receive an application packet, visit the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center in Sumay, email aobrien@pacifichistoricparks.org, or call 671-477-7278, Ext 1018.
 
To contact Park Rangers, please call (671) 333-4050 or email wapa_interpretation@nps.gov.
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