2013 Youth Conservation Corps Program
Contact: Ron Sacchi, (509) 754-7821
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is now accepting applications for the 2013 summer Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program.Ten YCC enrollees and leader positions will be recruited.These positions will be located at Spring Canyon, Keller Ferry, 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 16, 2013 through August 10, 2013.Enrollees will be paid a minimum wage for a 40-hour work week.YCC enrollees who have participated for more than 3 weeks in the past will not be considered for the enrollee program, but will be considered for the leader positions.
To apply, contact the National Park Service or a local high school for a YCC application form.The application period will be from April 14, 2013 through April 27, 2013.For further information, contact Sue Halverson, 509-725-2715, extension 20 at Fort Spokane, or Ron Sacchi, 509-754-7821 at Coulee Dam, orRick Hilton 509-738-6266, extension 106 at Kettle Falls.
Did You Know?
Lake Roosevelt's sturgeon are 8 to 20 feet long. They are also at least 70 years old. In 1941, Grand Coulee Dam flooded the fast-moving waters they need to spawn. To help out the population, the state of Washington introduced new fish to the lake in 2006.