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April 17, 2007

Filmmaking camp for teens



Star Power! teen filmmakers' workshops will be held Monday, June 11, through Friday, June 15. Seventh- through ninth-graders will meet from 9 a.m. to noon, and 10th- through 12th-graders will meet from 1 to 4 p.m.

This program is intended for Berkeley County students; limited students from outside the county will be accepted. Additional weeklong workshops will be scheduled if there is demand.

Students will work in production teams and learn all aspects of filmmaking. Student films will be screened on Saturday, July 14.

Tuition costs $215 per student or $195 each for two or more siblings; early bird discount, $195, if registered by Monday, April 23. Tuition includes workshop T-shirt, ticket to film screening, and a DVD of student's film.

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For information or to register, call 304-283-8878 or e-mail Filmworkshop@comcast.net.




Give volunteer hours



The second annual spring craft, flower and gift show to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness-Cumberland Valley Inc. is scheduled for Saturday, April 28, at Clarion Hotel & Cnference Center, grand ballroom, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown.

High school students in need of student service learning hours are invited to work at various times during the show - help carry vendors' supplies from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, and from 6 to 9 a.m. Saturday, April 28; provide customer assistance from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and help vendors pack up at 5 p.m. Saturday.

For information on volunteering, call Linda Williams at 301-582-1233 or 301-331-1233.




National park hiring teens



HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Harpers Ferry National Historical Park's Youth Conservation Corps is looking for energetic 15- through 18-year-old male and female students of all social, economic, ethnic and racial backgrounds to work in the park during the summer.

Maintenance and interpretation positions are available for work in this eight-week program from June 24 through Aug. 18. Actual work schedules of 7 1/2- to eight-hour work days. Salary is $5.15 per hour.

Positions available include:

· Maintenance/grounds, roads and trails: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

· Interpretation/living history: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

· Interpretation/education: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

· Interpretation/visitor services: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

The student must have transportation and be able to work the assigned schedule. Each student must also be able to work at least seven of the eight weeks.

Applications are due by Friday, April 20, and are available on the Web at www.nps.gov/hafe/parknews/ycc-summer-employ ment.htm or by calling Harpers Ferry National Historical Park at 304-535-6230. Mail applications to Harpers Ferry NHP, Attn: YCC Coordinator, P.O. Box 65, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425.

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