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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Bombay Hook is an important stop on the Delaware Bay for thousands of migrating shorebirds every spring, as they make their critical trip north to their breeding grounds. At low tide they can be seen feeding by the thousands on the salt marsh mudflats along the wildlife drive. The black-necked stilts nest in the grassy areas of Bear Swamp impoundment.