He is talking to a handful of college students who did or are spending their spring break helping rebuild a community in WV, rather than go to the party town beach with their classmates and friends.
If you recall, large portions of southern West Virginia were devastated last year by massive flash flooding that was almost unprecedented. Many, many communities suffered extensive damage that will take years from which to recover, if ever.
Kudos to you kids. Perhaps there is some hope in the upcoming generation.