Amtrak and Student Conservation Association Continue Partnership at Yosemite

Press Release

Amtrak logo

Underscores commitment to youth, environmental stewardship.

Oakland, CA (Vocus) September 24, 2010

For the second year, Amtrak...Read more

SCA's Centennial Volunteer Ambassador for Lake Mead, Chris Mirque

New Lake Mead ambassador AmeriCorps volunteer

Boulder City Review

After graduating college in Michigan and living in Chicago for more than a year, Chris Mirque decided the Midwest wasn’t cutting it for him.

So the then-22 year-old packed his bags and took a job with AmeriCorps, ultimately leading him to Boulder City.

“I had a span...Read more

Putting a Love of the Outdoors into Action

Mountain News

Some people are fortunate to find their passion early in life. Connor Stack, a senior at Rim High, is just such a person.

At the age of 11 he signed up to volunteer with the Children’s Forest. “Being able to volunteer at a young age showed me I could make a difference in the...Read more

SCA member Tai Schroeder named one of the DC's top two youth volunteers for 2012

Business Wire

District of Columbia’s Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 17th Annual National Awards Program

Washington students earn $1,000 awards and engraved medallions

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SCA Member Jeremy Taitano has been selected as the recipient of The North Face "NEVER STOP" Campaign. Here he is holding some salamanders.

The North Face Partnership Gives Youth, Veterans Opportunities to Work on Public Lands

Department of Interior Blog

Today, The North Face announced a $100,000 donation on behalf of conservation corps heroes as part of the company’s continued commitment to care for public lands and recognize inspiring people through the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (...Read more

White House Blog: Engaging the Next Generation

White House Blog

Keeping Up with the Cabinet: Interior Secretary Sally Jewell writing on the White House Blog.

The creative energy of youth, the serenity of nature, and the lessons of history are a winning combination for me. All three were present in this video from the Martin Luther King, Jr....Read more

'Hike up and enjoy': Kanaka Peak trail upgrade nearly done at Whiskeytown

The Record Searchlight

By Dylan Darling, photo by Andreas Fuhrmann/Record Searchlight

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area interns with the Student Conservation Association work with park trail crew leader JD Odom on the Kanaka Peak trail on Friday at the park. …...Read more

16 Year-Old Surf Phenom Lakey Peterson and SCA Announce Partnership

Press Release

Two-time NSSA Nationals Women’s Open Champion, “Most Outstanding Performance” award recipient and the first pick for the 2011 USA Pac Sun Surf Team, Lakey...Read more

2010 American Trails' National Trails Awards Winners Announced


SCA Earns the Prestigious Kids and Trails Award

Kids and Trails Award: Honors efforts to engage children and youth in outdoor experiences using trails. Creative interpretive, educational and/or recreational design components are included along with innovative programs which...Read more

2010 Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC)

Press Release

Register today for the 17th Wilderness Risk Management Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado on October 14-16, 2010.

SCA is pleased to take the lead in presenting an all-day, pre-conference...Read more


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