Building the next generation of conservation leaders

7 out of 10 SCA alumni are in careers or studies that make the planet more sustainable.

This year, members volunteered 1.5 million hours of conservation service to public lands.

SCA experiences strengthen life skills that are crucial to prospering in school, work and home.

SCA volunteers served in all 50 states including the top 35 most visited National Park sites and America’s top 12 leading cities.


I want to invest in the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders.

Opportunities to serve the planet

News & Blog

August 15, 2018

My time in Hawley has been incredible! I have learned a ton, met amazing friends, and have gained new clarity on life. Serving America through working with local parks and people has been fantastic...

August 15, 2018

When asked to look back and revisit my time and service in Hawley I realize it is hard for me to articulate the words that can describe what I have truly experienced here as part of the SCA...

August 15, 2018

At the start of a new service term, 10 months seems like an eternity. Huddled next to the wood stove as the harsh New England winter rages outside, spring feels like a dream; summer looms so far...