Every year, SCA provides training, tools and projects that place motivated teens and young adults in the field to effect changes great and small. How do we measure the effects? Sometimes its through decreased CO2 levels or by the tons of trash collected or in the number of trees planted. Our success is also measured by the lessons learned, the perspective gained and the lives we transform—today and into the future. Often when the SCA project is over, the success story is just beginning. Take a look at some of our most recent accomplishments.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is excited for the launch of the American Climate Corps jobs training program announced Wednesday by the White House. Inspired by the Civilian Conservation Corps that put millions to work during the Great Depression, the program will put more than 20,000 young people on pathways for careers […]
Sony Pictures Television and Student Conservation Association to Host The King of Queens 25th Anniversary Day of Service on Sept. 30
NEW YORK – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), together with Sony Pictures Television, will host a day of service at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in honor of the 25th anniversary of the beloved sitcom The King of Queens, which was set in Queens, New York, during its run from 1998-2007. Fans and outdoor enthusiasts from all […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Forest Service has unveiled a groundbreaking investment of $1 billion, spanning nearly 400 projects across all 50 states, including multiple U.S. territories and Tribal Nations to increase equitable access to trees and green spaces in disadvantaged communities.
It’s been a busy summer of conservation at cities nationwide! From Pittsburgh to the Bay Area, Student Conservation Association crew members have worked to improve local green spaces and parks and engage with surrounding communities. Here are a few highlights.
The National Park Service (NPS) turns 107 on August 25. Congress created the agency in 1916 to “conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wildlife therein and… leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.”
Women’s Equality Day is celebrated on Aug. 26 to honor the work and achievements that paved the way for women’s rights today. This celebration commemorates the ratification of the 19th Amendment in the United States, officially granting women the right to vote.
Did you know the Student Conservation Association has special roving crews that travel frequently within a state or region?
Student Conservation Association To Host Inaugural EmpowerHer Summit at West Atlanta Watershed Alliance Aug. 5
ATLANTA – The Student Conservation Association (SCA) will host its inaugural EmpowerHer Summit at the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance on Saturday, Aug. 5.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska. – The Student Conservation Association (SCA) today announced that the organization’s President and CEO, Lidia Soto-Harmon, traveled to Alaska to meet with the SCA Alaska Corps, an AmeriCorps program focused on leadership development and the completion of trail work projects, during the week of July 24-28.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Student Conservation Association (SCA) today announced that the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) will award the organization $12 million over the next five years to launch a Wildland Fire Academy Program.