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SCA Donation Creates Youth Jobs in Gary, IN

A donation to help pay for seven summer jobs for teens was accepted this week by the Gary Common Council.
 
The city was given $10,064 by the Student Conservation Association, which will cover the cost of hiring the youths to work 20 hours per week at the Indiana minimum...Read more

Shenandoah National Park Honors SCA Girl Scout Crew

A big celebration for 10 girl scouts from Arizona to New York was held here in the Valley on Friday. They were recognized at the Shenandoah National Park for their hard work restoring and maintaining popular trails in the park.
 
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SCA, Girl Scouts Launch Partnership with All-Girl Crew

(SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK, VA) July 14, 2016 – The launch of a new collaboration between the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) has placed 10 Scouts in the spotlight – and on a two-week Conservation Destinations Trip to Shenandoah National Park in...Read more

SCA, PA Launch Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps Employment Program

Lewisberry, York County, PA - Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today joined Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino, other state officials, and representatives of the Student Conservation Association in launching...Read more

Student Conservation Association Receives $322K National AmeriCorps Grant, Plus $2.4M in Education Awards

(ARLINGTON, VA) July 12, 2016 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, has received a $322,000 AmeriCorps grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). 
 
In addition to the grant funding,...Read more

The Career-Defining Power of Volunteering

The Huffington Post
by Jaime B. Matyas, President & CEO, SCA
 
At a time when accessing the job market is especially difficult, one opportunity available to everyone contains a remarkable power to reveal passions, build confidence, introduce new people, and open doors to careers....Read more

SCA's Excelsior Corps Pulls Invasive Plants from NY Pond

Albany Times-Union
SCA’s Excelsior Conservation Corps harvested water chestnut plants on Monday from Beaver Pond at the Five Rivers Environmental Education Center in Delmar. 
 

SCA Alumna Dana Soehn on NPR's Here & Now

Here & Now
As the National Park Service turns 100 years old, Here & Now is taking a close look at some of the country’s most distinctive parks. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which straddles the border of North Carolina and Tennessee, is the nation’s most-visited park.
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What The Conservation Of National Parks Teaches Us About Ourselves

The Huffington Post
by Jaime B. Matyas, President & CEO, SCA
 
As the National Park Service marks its 100th Anniversary this year, it’s a natural time to celebrate the majesty, heritage, and stunning beauty of our national parks. It’s also a time to focus on what it takes to...Read more

SCA Intern Committed to Showing Park Diversity

USA Today
The National Park Service’s centennial slogan is “Find Your Park” and that’s just what Logan Boldon has done.
 
Boldon recently began an internship as a Student Conservation Association Volunteer Ambassador at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
 
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