16 Year-Old Surf Phenom Lakey Peterson and SCA Announce Partnership

Press Release

Two-time NSSA Nationals Women’s Open Champion, “Most Outstanding Performance” award recipient and the first pick for the 2011 USA Pac Sun Surf Team, Lakey Peterson is an unstoppable 16-year-old.Charlestown, NH (Vocus) September 28, 2010Two-time NSSA Nationals Women’s Open Champion, “Most...Read more

SCA Featured on "Windows to the Wild"


“America’s National Parks attract millions of visitors every year from around the world. For decades, the Student Conservation Association (SCA) has been there to keep the parks running smoothly.

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Asheville area invasive plant fighters pull, kill problem flora

Asheville Citizen-Times

By Timoth Meinch, Asheville Citizen-TimesSurrounded by the beautiful forests, ridges and landscapes of Western North Carolina, it is hard to imagine our natural foliage under threat.But this will be the case without community commitment to eliminate exotic, invasive plants, experts say.”They are...Read more

Amtrak and Student Conservation Association Continue Partnership at Yosemite

Press Release

Underscores commitment to youth, environmental stewardship.Oakland, CA (Vocus) September 24, 2010For the second year, Amtrak’s partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) is enabling high school and college age students from around the country to gain real, hands-on experience...Read more

2010 Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC)

Press Release

Register today for the 17th Wilderness Risk Management Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado on October 14-16, 2010.SCA is pleased to take the lead in presenting an all-day, pre-conference workshop at this year’s WRMC.

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SCA Gives First "Serving Youth Serving Nature" Award


Dawn Coulson, a forest technician at George Washington-Jefferson National Forest in Virginia, admits she’s been accused of “adopting” SCA members in the past. “I’ve backpacked in pizzas for them, hosted them at my house, and made any number of lasting friendships,” she says.SCA relies on the...Read more

Golden rule at Gold Basin


A group cleaning at the campground near Verlot gets unexpected helpBy Katya Yefimova, Herald WriterVERLOT - Dirk Azure and his family take trips to the Gold Basin Campground a couple of times a year.Last month, they were enjoying themselves at the picturesque Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National...Read more

Student Conservation Association Awards Founder's Medal to U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jay Satz 206.324-4649, ext. 815 [email protected](TACOMA, WA)—-The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, has awarded U.S.

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High School Students Spend Summer Building Trails in the Wilderness

US Forest Service

Student Conservation Association students; Sue Davendonis, Dominick Schiessel, Wynter Lim, Zachary Wagner-Zapelllusch, Trevor Smith, Anthony Fasick and Chris Arrate in Granite Chief Wilderness.Bob Holland, Trails and Wilderness Technician with the Truckee Ranger District - SourceThe Student...Read more

Program makes effort to fit in East Liberty

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John Heller/Post-GazetteBy Diana Nelson Jones, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteA car pulled up to the curb at 5525 Black St. the other day and a large man walked to the fence.”I’ve seen people working out here,” he said, draping his arms over the metal railing. “I ride through here all the time wondering...Read more


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