Grand Canyon - Spring Break 2017 (Volunteer)

Day 7 and Beyond – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

Saturday: March 18, 2017 We woke up early that morning. And by early, I mean extraordinarily early... at 5am Arizona time, which was actually two hours behind Texas time. So we were up for what felt like extremely early. Anyway, we all got up and got dressed around the same time. Some of us grabbed… Continue reading Day 7 and Beyond – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

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Grand Canyon - Spring Break 2017 (Volunteer)

Day 6 – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

Friday: March 17, 2017 It was St. Patrick's Day on our last workday, which was actually a half workday since we got out a shift early! We woke up ready for the day that morning, and followed our daily schedule of eating the various types of cereals we were had gotten at the beginning of… Continue reading Day 6 – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

Grand Canyon - Spring Break 2017 (Volunteer)

Day 5- Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

Thursday: March 16, 2017 We woke up that morning all bright and early to be taken on a surprise field trip with one of the workers in the canyon. Jamie took us to the commercial services' building and we met up with Mark Rose. Mark's main concentration in the park was focussing on historic preservation… Continue reading Day 5- Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

Grand Canyon - Spring Break 2017 (Volunteer)

Day 4 – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

Wednesday: March 15, 2017 The day again, just like all of the other days, started out very early. This day we were all picked up again by Jamie in her van around 7:50am to get to the conference room at the SRM building by 8am. We got into the van, a little more tired than… Continue reading Day 4 – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

Grand Canyon - Spring Break 2017 (Volunteer)

Day 3 – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

Tuesday: March 14, 2017 Day three was super fun because it was our official first day of volunteering! The morning began with Jamie picking us up to go over to the commercial services' building. We were going there to talk to some people there about the various concessions contracts the park has to have and… Continue reading Day 3 – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

Grand Canyon - Spring Break 2017 (Volunteer)

Day 2 – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

Monday: March 13, 2017 The sun came up that morning in a beautiful array of light peaking through the Ponderosa Pines behind our house. We got up and ate breakfast from the different bags of cereal we had bought in Flagstaff. We got dressed and ready to go for the day. The day began great… Continue reading Day 2 – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

Grand Canyon - Spring Break 2017 (Volunteer)

Day 1 – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017

During the Spring Break of 2017, I participated in a volunteer trip in Grand Canyon National Park through Texas Tech's Center for Active Learning and Undergraduate Engagement (CALUE) service breaks program. Because of the lack of WiFi and cell service in the park, I am going to be writing about what happened during my adventure… Continue reading Day 1 – Grand Canyon Diaries – Spring Break 2017