Youth Conservation Corps, Summer 2009
During the summer of 2009, students from all over the New York area worked for the Youth Conservation Corps at several National Parks of New York Harbor locations. See the parks through their eyes and learn how their work experience contributed to mission of the the National Park Service.
For a glimpse of the YCC program in 2010, see the YCC-created booklet A Harbor of Youth.
Episode I: "When I think of the National Park Service..."
Episode II: The Promise of America
Episode III: Go Back and Fetch
Episode IV: A Goldmine
Episode V: Plants and Plovers
Episode VI: Lady Liberty
Episode VII: A Tour of New York Harbor
Episode VIII: The End... of the Beginning
Did You Know?
Ocean beaches are one of the many urban National Parks experiences available to visitors to the National Parks of New York Harbor. Sandy Hook in Monmouth County, New Jersey... Great Kills Park in Staten Island... and Breezy Point, Fort Tilden and Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaways section of Queens! More...