Career Field Trips

​Career Field Trips

To attend a Career Field Trip, students need to:

1.  Register and pick up a field trip packet in the Counseling and Career Center.  

2.  Return the permission slip and any additional forms by the due date.

3.  Follow the Detail Sheet for the field trip.  This sheet provides where to meet, lunch information and directions upon return to the school.

4.  Dress for field trips is appropriate casual work attire.

Any questions regarding Career Field Trips should be directed to Mrs. Consevage at (717) 506-3516 or  

DCRN Field Trip - Deadline to Return Permission Forms is Sept. 22, 2017

The Pennsylvania Departments of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and Environmental Protection (DEP) will host a High School Career Expo on Oct. 4, 2017.  We will leave the school at 8:15 am and return at 2:00 pm.  

DCNR staff will showcase the positions involved in supporting and managing PA's state parks and forests and expanding outdoor recreation opportunities throughout the state.  DEP staff will share a few of their programs and positions involved in protecting PA's air, land and water from pollution and providing for the health and safety of its citizens through a cleaner environment.  New this year, AG staff will share information about its Veterinary Laboratory, which will highlight the role animal health diagnostic laboratories play in protecting animal and human health.

Students will hear about the types of jobs required to run various programs, as well as the skills needed, the education and experience required and the rewards offered.  

Students will select 3 of the following 45 minute session topics from the list below:

DCNR Sessions:

A.  Park Manager/DCNR Ranger; Environmental Education Specialist/ECO Camp
B.  Forester/Forest Technician; Maintenance and Trades
C. Geology; Engineering

Mixed Sessions:

D. Recreation and Conservation (DCNR); Land Recycling & Brownfields Redevelopment (DEP) Water Quality
E.  Radiation Control (DEP); Pennsylvania Veterinary Laboratory (AG)

DEP Session:

F. Water Quality; Oil and Natural Gas Program

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