- Lifeguarding on Lovell's Island. Cohasset, Maura McKenney // Teen Ink;Oct2003, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p21
The article shares the author's summer job experience as a lifeguard on Lovell's Island in Massachusetts. On the first day of her work, the author found that the address was not a beach or a pool, but a run-down industrial loading dock. After a week, she was given an opportunity to be...
- String of Memories--a week at a DEC education camp can change lives. Perry, Dannielle // New York State Conservationist;Feb2012, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p17
A personal narrative is presented which explores a 12-year-old's experience of joining a summer camp operated by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).
- Lifeguard test to be held. // New York Amsterdam News;01/01/98, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p37
Reports that free lifeguard tests will be given at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) facilities in the Adirondack and Catskill regions for persons interested in becoming lifeguards. What the test includes; DEC lifeguard requirements; Contact information available.
- Bioneers. Razzano, John // New York State Conservationist;Jun2010, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p18
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience with scientists from New York's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) who he calls "bioneers" and are on a mission to evaluate the health of a stream by counting critters.
- 'Tis Grand. Conroy, Claire // Teen Ink;Oct2003, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p20
The article relates the author's experience in working at Jury's Inn in Ireland for a summer job. According to the author, it was the first time in her life that she was on her own. However, she considered her summer job a chance to shine and prove to her family that she can succeed. She said...
- Cutting Broc. Schiedler, Allison // Teen Ink;Oct2003, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p21
The article shares the author's experience working in the field as a broccoli cutter. She was up early in the morning and prepared her belongings. As a newcomer, she was trained how to cut broccoli. According to the author, the job is tiring and exhausting. She told herself, she is making money...
- King of the Kids. Black, Scott // Gettysburg Review;Summer2007, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p241
This essay presents the author's experience of performing his duty as a lifeguard. He states that he had to keep an eye on children while they were playing near the sea shore in order to avoid any accident. He revealed that as he did not had a teaching certificate from the Red Cross disaster...
- My Summer of Service. Simpskins, Sara // Teen Ink;Nov2004, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p51
The author narrates her experience of volunteering for the Eagle's Wings Youth Ranch, a nonprofit camp near Albuquerque, New Mexico during summer. The ranch that was founded in 1998 provides a free week of camp to youth who are dealing with various problems such as poverty, parents' divorce and...
- Pluralism, Politics And God: Protecting Freedom While Avoiding Harm. Lynn, Barry W. // Church & State;Oct2007, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p23
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience when he attended the 1967 World's Fair in Montreal, Quebec.