NPS Offers Summer Volunteer Opportunities to Hatteras Island Teens
Contact: Laura Sturtz, 252-995-4474 x24
Calling all Hatteras Island teens!
The National Park Service invites all Hatteras Island uprising 7th -12th graders to join in some exciting summer volunteer experiences to:
This is a great opportunity to get involved with education and protection of the unique natural and cultural resources on this very special and dynamic island where you live!
There will be a kick-off youth group meeting at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Double Keeper’s Quarters on Thursday, July 2 at 7:30 pm. Call 252-995-4474 x25 to let the park know that you plan to attend the meeting and are interested in volunteering. You must bring a parent with you to the meeting. If you have questions, call 252-995-4474 x24 or e-mail Park Ranger Laura Sturtz at Laura_Sturtz@nps.gov.
Did You Know?
This is not a space alien, even though it has a transparent body, wings, and a very large eye. Giant water fleas grow up to 2 cm long, and are a food source for small fish that shelter in the sound. You can swim with them in the sound-side waters off Cape Hatteras National Seashore.