Last updated: September 28, 2017
The group of 10 students filled bags with sand, added a candle, bundled the bags up, and then packaged them. They worked together to get an efficient system for getting the job done and in about two hours they were able prepare 1,260 lanterns!The group of 10 students filled bags with sand, added a candle, bundled the bags up, and then packaged them.
The assistance the park receives from volunteers is invaluable. Although filling bags with sand might seem small, this is a big help in supporting the National Park Service's mission to “Preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.”
We hope to see you on this special day.