White House Visitor Center Rehabilitation and Closure Information
The White House Visitor Center is closed for rehabilitation. A temporary visitor center is located near the Ellipse Visitor Pavilion, just west of the intersection of 15th and E streets, NW.
White House Fence Restoration and Sidewalk Closure
The National Park Service is restoring the White House fence along Pennsylvania Avenue, portions of which are believed to date back to 1818. During this restoration work, sections of the White House sidewalk will be temporarily closed for public safety. More »
Youth Conservation Corps
Frequently Asked Questions about the Youth Conservation Corps
What is the Youth Conservation Corps?
What does YCC stand for?
How old do you have to be?
Is this an internship or a job?
Do you get paid?
How do you join the YCC program at President's Park?
How many people are hired?
Do you need past experience?
What requirements are necessary?
What else should I know?
Come join us! See instructions below.
For More Information...
Contact YCC program coordinator, Monamma AL-Ghuiyy by email, or phone (202-208-1631 ext 219).
Applications for the current year were due April 8, 2013. Applications are no longer being accepted for this summer.
Applications will only be accepted by mail addressed to:
Applications for 2014 will be accepted beginning January 1, 2014 and ending April 11, 2014. Download the YCC program application (PDF) and apply to become a YCC member at President's Park.
Did You Know?
Thomas Jefferson wrote his own epitaph never mentioning that he served as president. His epitaph read, "Author of the Declaration of American Independence, Author of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom and the Father of the University of Virginia.