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

October 18, 2018
Dozens of borough high school students got to learn more about ecology this summer both in their communities, and in a handful of cases, at far-flung destinations. Approximately 70 students from...
Fire at Yellowstone National Park in 1988 by Jeff Henry.
October 17, 2018

Thirty years ago, in the summer of 1988, more than thirty percent of Yellowstone National Park – known as the “Wonderland of the...

SCA crew members work as a team.
October 15, 2018

A growing SCA initiative is helping teens with autism transition into young adulthood. For the second consecutive summer, high school students with autism joined SCA crews to improve local green...