Youth Conservation Corps


The 2012 YCC Crew and their leaders, back in the maintenance yard after a long day at work.


Prince William Forest Park, a unit of the National Park System, will be hosting a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) work team during the summer of 2014. Apply here!

For over 25 years, youth from the area have worked on park resources such as trails, historic buildings and landscapes by helping to rehabilitate historic cabins and perform cyclic maintenance. This year's program will run from June 23 through August 15, 2013. If you have questions about the YCC program or need more information, call Kathy Caudill at 703- 221-3074 Tuesday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Applications from diverse social, economic, ethnic, and racial groups are being sought. YCC staff is employed full-time and will receive $7.75 per hour. One youth up to 19 years old will be considered for the youth group leader and will receive $8.90 per hour. All eligible youth considering a career with the National Park Service or who would like to work outdoor environment this summer, are encouraged to apply for the position.

Applications will be accepted from April 1, 2014 through May 2, 2014. To be eligible, you must have had your 15th birthday by June 23rd but not have your 19th before August 15th. Completed applications should be submitted to:

ATTN. YCC Coordinator

Prince William Forest Park

18100 Park Headquarters Road

Triangle, VA 22172-1644

Applications may also be faxed to 703-221-4322. Remember, your application must be received by May 3, 2013.


About the National Youth Conservation Corps Program
There are National Parks across the country that have Youth Conservation Corps programs. Learn about them and the National Youth Conservation Corps program on their website.

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