• The calm, inviting waters of the Spokane Arm. Photo Credit: NPS\LARO\John Salisbury

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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2014 Youth Conservation Corps

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Date: April 2, 2014
Contact: Ron Sacchi, 509-754-7821
Contact: Alberta Gonzales, 509-754-7857

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is now accepting applications for the 2014 summer Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program.Eight YCC enrollees will be recruited.These positions will be located at Spring Canyon, Fort Spokane, Gifford, Evans and Kettle Falls.Please indicate on your application the area or areas that you are interested in working.Positions are open to young men and women who have attained the age of 15, but must not have reached the age of 19 during the term of employment.This will be a non-residential camp, and all enrollees must have a social security number prior to entrance into the program.The estimated period of employment is June 15, 2014 through August 09, 2014.Enrollees will be paid a minimum wage for a 40-hour work week.

To apply, contact the National Park Service or a local high school for a YCC application form.Applications will be accepted through April 26, 2014.For further information, contact Ron Sacchi, 509-754-7821 or Alberta Gonzales 509-754-7857.

Did You Know?

The mock orange grows prolifically at Fort Spokane and has a fragrant blossom similar to the orange blossom.

Fort Spokane (1880 - 1898) was established in part to protect the rights of local Native American tribes from newly arrived settlers who wanted to settle, poach, or illegally mine on the Spokane and Colville Reservations.