Youth Conservation Corps


Rachel Carson currently hosts a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) camp for 8 weeks each summer. Up to five high school students age 15-18 to work on the refuge and with staff on a wide variety of projects throughout the refuge. In past years some of the projects have included trail repair and construction, boundary posting, assisting with endangered species management, assisting researchers in the salt marsh, building and grounds maintenance, and invasive plant control. 

Applications will be accepted between February 1 and April 15 each year.  To learn more about our program, please review the documents below.