Leader Teams

Did you have a fantastic time leading a crew this year and are you looking for more? SCA Leader Teams offer opportunities for SCA Leaders and adult Corps Members to build trails, conserve vital habitats, and protect natural resources for future generations during the off-season. Develop your leadership and outdoor skills further while doing important work alongside your peers.

You must have an Leader Application submitted to be eligible. Visit the Field Leader How to Apply page for more details!

Leader Teams:

  • Include 3 to 6 members per team with 1 leader
  • Serve 2 to 11 weeks in the spring and fall
  • Offer paid opportunities

Leader Team Members:

  • Complete trail maintenance and site restoration projects in national, regional, state, or local parks across the country
  • Live in park provided housing or in tents on site
  • Should be willing to work/live in both frontcountry and backcountry settings
  • Develop and hone leadership and conservation works skills while working with your peers
  • Practice outdoor skills and Leave No Trace principles

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has led either a Community, National or Corps team in the past or has participated on an adult Corps team
  • Is 18 and older
  • Demonstrates leadership skills and/or responsibility
  • Has positive reviews from Program Manager and Agency Partners
  • Likes working with people
  • Enjoys spending time outdoors


  • Members receive a weekly stipend of $280/week
  • Room and board
  • Travel to/from the site up to $650.00
  • One time $200 uniform stipend

2018 Leader Team Locations and Promo Codes

More locations coming soon!

  • California:
  • Southwest:
  • Pacific Northwest:
  • Central:
  • Northwest:
  • Southeast:

How to apply:

  • Use the list above to find the Promo Code for the crew in your region
  • Login to MySCA
  • If you haven’t done so already please complete the online SCA LEADER application
  • If you already have an SCA LEADER application, update your dates, resume, and references for 2017
  • Enter your Promo Code on your Home Page in MySCA

Admissions Process:

  • Year round with a focus on spring and fall Applications for Leader Teams are accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled
  • Selected candidates will receive an offer by phone or email
  • You will have the opportunity to accept or decline the offer
  • If you accept, you will receive the Medical Form, Participant Agreement, and the Conditions of Acceptance Form to fill out
  • Candidates who are not selected will receive an email or phone call declining their participation or inviting them to be placed on a waitlist

Questions about Leader Teams?

Log in or sign up to start your application today!