Youth Conservation Corps
Youth Conservation Corps is a summer employment program for young men and women age 15 through 18, who work, learn, and earn together by doing projects on public lands. The purpose of the YCC program is to:
Programs are typically 8 weeks long from June through August. Participants get a variety of experiences from biological monitoring to general refuge maintenance and visitor services. For more information about the YCC program in the northeast region, check out the YCC Factsheet (pdf - 356KB) or contact Dionne Briggs, YCC coordinator for the Northeast region.