Posts by Kevin Hamilton

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019
SCA and the Girl Scouts first teamed up in 2016 to create more outdoor experiences for girls. Last year, SCA-led programs in eight Girl
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by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, July 1, 2019

As the visual information intern at the National Parks of New York Harbor, Miller Bradford worked to connect and engage online visitors with the historic...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, July 1, 2019

by Kevin Hamilton, SCA Communications Staff

When I was a kid, no attraction seized my imagination like Mount Rushmore: high in the sky, larger than life,...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, July 1, 2019

There is no Fourth of July without Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia. Known as the birthplace of American democracy, this is where the founding...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, April 26, 2019
As time passes, legacies grow larger. As the people who forged those legacies pass, we pause to remember. 
 
SCA lost two former and beloved...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, March 11, 2019
Bruce Putnam, husband of almost 27 years to SCA Founding President Liz Putnam, passed away earlier this month following an extended illness. SCA’s Kevin...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Emigrant National Historic Trail in Wyoming by Bob Wick, BLM.
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, August 20, 2018
All summer long, the SCA crew at Tongass National Forest worked an alternating schedule: one week of long, arduous days replacing a fading fish pass...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, July 27, 2018

The thing you hear most often from SCA alumni is “those X weeks changed my life.”

Nature’s marvels, self-discovery, and a strong sense of accomplishment are...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, July 9, 2018

Things sure have changed since their dads made this trek a quarter century ago.

Cal Najimy and Steve Bagley are part of an SCA team...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018
What are the chances of history repeating itself…twice? Simultaneously?
 
This story begins in the summer of 1992 on Kupreanof Island, part of Tongass
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by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Thursday, May 24, 2018
SCA has earned many honors over the years: from the Interior Department, the US Conference of Mayors, the Garden Club of America and others (not...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, May 11, 2018
“It was one of the coolest moments ever!”
 
Not everyone would attach those words to the impending arrival of an historically calamitous Category 5...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Spring came late to much of the country this year, including Vermont and its only national park: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. With a unique focus...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, April 20, 2018
For outdoor advocates, April is an active month, encompassing everything from Earth Day to National Volunteer Week and National Garden Month. And from 4/21-4/29, we...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Thursday, April 19, 2018

Like grandchildren rummaging through an attic trove of photographs, Student Conservation Association interns at Yosemite National Park recently began to sort, scan, and...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Thursday, April 12, 2018
As the saying goes: “the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Apparently, that applies to parks and volunteers, too.
 
Earlier this...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, April 9, 2018
SCA Earth Month Volunteers at Metro Atlanta Urban Farm
Metro Atlanta Urban Farm is a five acre parcel in the city’s College Park section. Its certified naturally-grown crops are raised and harvested by a...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Thursday, April 5, 2018
After all SCA has done for the environment, this is how she treats us? On Liz Putnam’s birthday?!
 
Last Tuesday, Mayor Bill de...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018
SCA interns snowshoe at Grand Teton National Park
For students who are able to get away, Spring Break usually means sand, not snow. Chilling, not chilly. And maybe getting a little wild, not...

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