What is the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program?
The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC), is a summer employment program for young men and women ages 15 through 18, who work, learn, and earn together on projects that further the development and conservation of the United States. The three objectives of the program include:
What are the Requirements for Enrollment?
What Will Enrollees be Paid?
Enrollees will be paid the Federal minimum wage, $7.25 an hour. The week of activities will consist of five 8-hour days.
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On Tuesday, May 31, 2016, the main entrance to the Refuge and the Visitor Center will be closed. The Refuge can be accessed by Dutch Neck Road off Rt. 9 and by the Finis gate on Parsons Point Road. Visitors will NOT have access to the Visitor Center's restrooms.
On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, the main entrance and the Visitor Center will be opened.
From June 1st to June 3rd, 2016, sections of the Wildlife Drive will be closed for road maintenance. Visitors will be able to access the Refuge from the main entrance and will experience intermittent road closures as they work on different sections of the road.