Other Youth Conservation Opportunities

Other summer opportunities for Alaskan youth:

The Student Conservation Association (Ages 15+)

“SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.”

Youth Restoration Corps (Ages 15-18)

“Youth Restoration Corps (YRC) has a sixteen-year history of mentoring youth through community-based service & stewardship projects. Working collectively with partner organizations and agencies throughout Alaska and nine states of the continental US. YRC mentors at-risk youth through hands-on community projects that instill self-esteem and meaning of purpose for teens 15 to 18 years of age.”

Alaska Geographic

“Early experiences with the wonder and intricacy of the natural world lead to a lifelong relationship with our wildest places. Alaska Geographic works alongside our many agency and community partners to connect youth to the outdoors through a variety of programs that encourage exploration, understanding, empathy, and stewardship.”

Alaska Youth Conservation Corps (Ages 15-18)

“Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) was established on August 13, 1971, through Public Law 91-378 to introduce conservation and preservation to youth in public lands. The YCC program is administered by the following: The National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Forest Service, and Bureau of Land Management.”