Project Information

George Washington High School, John F. Kennedy High School, Okkodo High School, Simon Sanchez High School, Southern High School, Guam Community College, Tiyan High, J.P. Torres Alternative School
Education
Art, History, Woodshop , Chamorro , Tourism
Outside of School
02/01/2016
Project Ended
Lisa M. Aguon
Art in the Park Assistance
Basic Information
Description
  • War in the Pacific National Historical Park & Pacific Historic Parks
    02/13/2016
    Kina Lewis
    02/20/2016
    3
    02/11/2016
    10
    14+
    9, 10, 11, 12
    Not Suitable for Persons with Disabilities
    No Costs

  • Description

     It involves the Art in the Park program, which encourages the community to be "immersed" in the park - through imagining, experiencing, and creatively responding to the park's stories, places, and significant resources. 

    The War in the Pacific National Historical Park's Artist in Residence, Vic Perez, is kindly requesting for high school students on February 13 & 20 from 1pm to 4pm to support the Art in the Park program in this Service-Learning event.  

    They will meet at the Asan Beach Maintenance Shop.  He is asking for a maximum of 10 volunteer youths to prep the materials, specifically wooden tiles, for the Make a Mark in Your Park events.  The students will assist the Artist in Residence in organizing and primining (paint and sand) wooden tiles.  

    Career Pathway/Field

    - Accessory participation in a variety of national park events such as special interpretive events, large scale volunteer projects and other special events.

    Objective

    To support the Art in the Park, 'Make A Mark in Your Park’ events, we encourage all to experience the great outdoors and learn about Guam’s history through creating art during their time at the park.

    Instructions

    Must fill out the requiref OF301a Form in order to participate.  If you are under 18 years old, you must have your parents signature on the Required OF301a form.  Please bring a refillable water bottle and a snack.  

    Meet at the National Park Service Asan Beach Maintenance shop in Asan Village.  Map is in the images section of this porject post.  

    Warnings/Notices

    Please wear closed toed shoes.  Primarily working indoors and duties will include painting and sanding wooden tiles using manual hand tools such as sand paper and paint brushes.  

    Issue Area

    Assisting a community partner for an Art event

    Agency Description

    War in the Pacific National Historical Park (WAPA) is the western most park of all the National Park Service units. It was created to honor all those who participated in the campaigns of the Pacific Theater of World War II and to conserve and to interpret the natural, scenic, and historic values and objects on the island of Guam.

    Point of Contact Informations

    Kina-Doreen G. Lewis

    klewis@pacifichistoricparks.org

    777-4301

    Comments about the Project Location

    Project will be done mostly indoors in the War in the Pacific National Historical Park's Maintenance Shop in Asan.  A map is attached to the project, in the images section.