New River Gorge National River is accepting applications for its Rangers-In- Training summer adventure program. Teens will participate in four day-trips where they will experience new and challenging outdoor activities, make new friends, learn about their national park and have fun.
Students in Summers, Raleigh, or Fayette counties between the ages of 14 and 17 may sign up for a free summer adventure program offered by the National Park Service.
Rangers-in-Training is designed to engage underserved youth to play outside and explore their park. Youth participate in a series of safe, supervised, fun, and exciting outdoor adventures that enhances their appreciation of New River Gorge National River, encourages a love of the outdoors and allows participants to explore career opportunities with the National Park Service.
There will be two sessions being offered this summer: from June 17-20 and June 24-28.To apply, complete the application located at www.nps.gov/neri/forkids/rangers-in-training.htm and return it to the park at the address on the form or contact Mark Bollinger at 304-640-8731.