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WTS Central PA Chapter- Girl Scouts Transportation YOU - June 2018 Events

July 10, 2018 05:37 AM

Transportation YOU Club

On Monday, June 11, 2018 volunteers from the WTS Central Pennsylvania Chapter and Girl Scouts from the Heart of Pennsylvania Region met to learn about Surveying and Mapping as part of the monthly 2018 TransportationYOU Club.

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The Girl Scouts started the evening with an engaging presentation from Eric Yost P.L.S., a project manager at Shaw Surveying, and Steve Reisenger, Chief of Surveys at Susquehanna Civil.

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Next, the girls participated in four hands-on activity stations. At the first station, the Girl Scouts worked with Eric to plot-out the property deed for the Girls Scouts Building. They learned how to use engineering scales and protractors!

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At the second station, the Girl Scouts learned about different types of maps with Crystalann Deardorff, Vice President with Susquehanna Civil.

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At the third station, the Girl Scouts had the opportunity to try their hand at some surveying equipment with Steve. He brought-in new equipment, as well as some vintage equipment, to help the girls see how the field has progressed over the years.

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At the fourth station, the Girl Scouts worked with Emily Bernzott and Christina Kossis to survey the ramps inside the Girl Scouts Building. They measured different aspects of the ramps and plotted their findings on a piece of paper.
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If you are interested in volunteering, sponsoring, or participating in any of our future Girl Scouts Transportation YOU Club events: please check out our Transportation YOU Club page for more information!








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