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News Category: July 2014

  • Help fund a new Junior Ranger Program

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    First impressions matter!   For many children, Junior Ranger is their first national park experience. A child choosing to participate in Junior Ranger receives a workbook with lively and engaging activities. These workbooks and activities are specific to Shenandoah National Park. As the child proceeds through the workbook and answers questions, draws pictures, etc., s/he […]

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  • We’re sending kids to camp!

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    Thanks to generous funding from the Ohrstrom Foundation, Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge and BAMA Works, the Trust is supporting four weeks of service learning summer camps in Shenandoah National Park this summer. These week-long overnight camps provide transformational experiences for underserved youth. These teens hike, play, cook over an […]

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  • Preserving History

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    The Civilian Conservation Corps was instrumental in building much of America’s infrastructure, including in our national parks. Shenandoah was, in fact, the first national park to benefit from the CCC. During the early years of the Park, 10 CCC camps dotted the landscape, housing 1,000 CCC boys. The CCC boys built trails, picnic ground and […]

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  • $10,000 match met!

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    The Shenandoah National Park Trust has undertaken a three-year initiative to restore native trees and grasses in key portions of Shenandoah National Park. Our Native Plants Now! project will fund a native plants crew for three years, whose focus will be to propagate and plant 15,000 native trees and grasses in these areas. This is […]

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