At Dumbarton Oaks Park: A Youth Conservation Crew’s Trail to Success

National Park Service

This summer, a Student Conservation Association trail crew was hard at work in Rock Creek Park, completing multiple restoration projects to enhance trails for visitor use. 

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SCA Names Sarah Hoye as Senior Director Marketing and Communications

(ARLINGTON, VA) November 9, 2022 — The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, has appointed Sarah Hoye as Senior Director of Marketing and Communications.

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Wittenberg Senior Makes History With First-Ever All-Women Fire Crew in Alaska

Wittenberg University
Pitching tents, digging latrines, wielding a chainsaw, and traveling by smokejumper plane were all part of a typical work day this past summer for Olivia Lawrence, Wittenberg University class of 2023, as she participated in the first-ever all-women conservation corps fire crew in Alaska hosted...Read more

The Next Generation of Environmental Stewards Is Training at Cook County Forest Preserves


While federal legislation to create a modern-day Civilian Conservation Corps inches its way through Congress, the Cook County Forest Preserve is moving full steam ahead with programs that deploy crews of youth and adults to tackle restoration and maintenance projects across the district’s ...Read more

SCA Statement on Incident at Canyon de Chelly National Monument

REVISED – (Chinle, AZ) July 28, 2022 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has confirmed that on the afternoon of July 27th, a Student Conservation Association (SCA) crew leader accompanied by four crew members, drove a vehicle into the mouth of the Canyon de Chelly National Monument and...Read more

GulfCorps wants you! Local earn-and-learn program launches careers in conservation

Lagniappe Weekly

Mobile’s GulfCorps program is like boot camp … but for the environment.

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Wolf Administration Visits Outdoor Corps Youth Crew at Harrisburg's Reservoir Park

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Several members of the Wolf Administration visited with crew members of the Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps Youth Crew during its first week at Reservoir Park in Harrisburg. 
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SCA Announces SCA100K Ambassadors to Mark Major Milestone

(ARLINGTON, VA) April 18, 2022 — They include a retired professor of environmental studies and a 16-year-old high school junior, a sea turtle expert and a senior sustainability planner, a park ranger and a presidential historian.

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Madera Canyon Celebrates Trail Restoration

Green Valley News

During the pandemic, Madera Canyon saw a record number of visitors using the trails, especially the popular Old Baldy Trail.

It was already in need of restoration and the additional heavy traffic led to further erosion.

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SCA to Surpass 100,000 Service Members in Event-Filled 65th Year

(ARLINGTON, VA) April 6, 2022 —- The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, announced today that it will reach an unprecedented milestone this summer when it places its 100,000th service member, and will commemorate the occasion with a year-...Read more


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