Community Service Opportunities
Many opportunities to earn community service hours are available this summer:
Volunteers needed to assist camp counselors with summer day camp. Camp runs Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 6 pm for ages 4 -12 years. 9 week long sessions left from June 29 - August 28. Contact person - Jenn Call, Camp Director 804-435-7977.
Volunteers needed to assist with Boat Building Workshop - help 8-11 year olds build a 12' wooden boat from start to finish. Camp runs from July 12 - July 18, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. Contact person Mark Favazza, Executive Director 804-435-0223.
Volunteers needed to assist with Soccer Camp - help participants with the basic skills necessary to play the game. Camp runs from August 17 - August 21, 5 - 6:15 pm for 6-8 year olds, and 6:30 - 8 pm for 9-14 year olds. Contact person Mark Favazza, Executive Director 804-435-0223.
Volunteers are needed at the Northern Neck Family YMCA in Kilmarnock. Please ask for Donna McGrath if you are interested.
Volunteers who would be willing to help out some seniors in need of yard work, pulling weeds, painting fences, etc., should contact Pam at Country Cottage at 804-435-3812.
Community Service Opportunities (Environmental Hours!)
Does your child need to earn community service environmental hours? From June 22nd through October there will be a gleaning project through the Northern Neck Food Bank. If interested, please contact Ms. Gina Fones at (804)577-0246 to select the date(s) on which you will be available to participate.
Welcome New CBGS Director Terri Perkins!
Chesapeake Bay Governor's School is pleased to announce that Terri L. Perkins has been named its new director. Terri has worked in public education in Virginia for 25 years. She started her career in Nelson County and then in Charlottesville as a high school educator, teaching AP Calculus AB and BC, Multivariable Calculus, Algebra I, and Trigonometry. Terri has also been a math specialist and district-level mathematics curriculum coordinator in Charlottesville Schools. She spent 5 years as a school principal in Charlottesville and has most recently served as Director of Curriculum and Instruction in Richmond (City) Public Schools. Terri graduated from Westminster College in Pennsylvania with a degree in mathematics and computer science; earned a master's in mathematics from the University of Virginia; and is currently working on her doctorate in educational leadership, also from UVA. Terri is married with two college-aged sons and looks forward to relocating to the region this summer.
CBGS in the News!
The Daily Press has published an excellent article and video about CBGS student research concerning a local biogenic reef.
Official CBGS Facebook Page
The official CBGS Facebook page is now active! Be sure to Like the page for up-to-the-minute updates on events, news, and other information of interest to students, alumni, and parents.