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

Find the best gift for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.
November 15, 2018

Not sure what to get the nature lover in your life? Do they refuse anything fancy and seem to already have all the gear they need? How do you show your love and appreciation without...

Environmental education intern with the SCA Hudson Valley Corps.
November 13, 2018

How do kids fall in love with the outdoors? Interpretive guides or environmental educators inspire them daily at parks and schools. We are in dire need of innovative educators to develop and guide...

Student Conservation Association All Women Crew at Indiana Dunes
November 5, 2018

After six months of restoring trails and killing invasive plants at Chicago parklands, an 11-woman group of volunteers said planting native grasses at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore was a treat...