The SCA’s Urban Green program advances innovative climate solutions, prioritizes environmental justice and youth development, and leverages the strength of public-private partnerships.
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
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News & Blog
KeyBank Foundation Awards Student Conservation Association $300,000 to Expand Green Jobs Program for High Schoolers
ARLINGTON, Va. — The SCA is excited to announce that the KeyBank Foundation will award the organization $300,000 over two years to help provide green conservation jobs for high school students in Cleveland and Pittsburgh.
Student Conservation Association Joins 2023 Leave No Trace Hot Spot Program at Goldbug Hot Springs
North Fork, Idaho – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), in partnership with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics Hot Spot Program, will host clean-up service events open to the public on June 1-3 at Goldbug Hot Springs in the Salmon-Challis National Forest near Salmon, Idaho.
Endangered Species Awareness
On Endangered Species Day, we recognize thousands of different species across the globe that are in need of our help.