Youth Conservation Corps Opportunities

Superintendent Dan Wenk at the reopening celebration of Albright Visitor Center with REYP staff and members of the Youth Conservation Corps
Youth Conservation Corps Members posing for a group photo

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2022 Youth Conservation Corps Opportunities by Park

Below are locations for 2022. Please check back as more are added. Most applications will be open between February-April (check with the park of interest for their specific deadline).

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us. For questions about specific locations, please contact your regional manager on our "Connect With Us" page. Go back to the main YCC page to apply.


Kenai Fjords National Park (Alaska)
Denali National Park and Preserve (Alaska)
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve (Alaska)

Intermountain Region

Bryce Canyon National Park (Utah - application closes March 11)
Colorado National Monument (Colorado - application closes April 15)
Fort Davis National Historic Site (Texas - application closes May 21)
Saguaro National Park (Arizona - application closes at the end of April)
Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona - application closes March 18)
Yellowstone National Park (Idaho, Montana, Wyoming - application closes March 1)

Midwest Region

Fort Smith National Historic Site (Arkansas, Oklahoma)
Homestead National Monument of America (Nebraska)
Missouri National Recreational River (South Dakota, Nebraska)
Pea Ridge National Military Park (Arkansas)
Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway (Wisconsin, Minnesota)
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve (Kansas)

National Capital Area Region

Prince William Forest Park (Virginia)

Northeast Region

Acadia National Park (Maine)
Assateague Island National Seashore (Maryland, Virginia)
Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park (Virginia - application closes March 15)
National Parks of Boston (Massachusetts - application closes April 1)
Valley Forge National Historical Park (Pennsylvania)

Southeast Region

Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (Kentucky, Tennessee)
Blue Ridge Parkway (North Carolina, Virginia)
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia)
Fort Pulaski National Monument (Georgia)
Gulf Islands National Seashore (Florida, Mississippi)
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial (Indiana)
Jimmy Carter National Historical Park (Georgia)
Kings Mountain National Military Park (South Carolina)
Little River Canyon National Preserve (Alabama)
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park (Georgia)
Obed Wild and Scenic Riverway (Tennessee)

Pacific-West Region

American Memorial Park (Northern Mariana Islands)
Big Hole National Battlefield (Montana)
City of Rocks National Reserve (Idaho)
Crater Lake National Park (Oregon)
Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site (California)
John Muir National Historic Site (California)
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area (Washington)
Lewis and Clarke National Historical Park (Oregon, Washington)
Manzanar National Historic Site (California)
Mount Rainier National Park (Washington)
Oregon Caves National Memorial (Oregon)
Puʻukoholā Heiau National Historic Site (Hawai'i)
Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park (Hawai'i)
Redwood National Park (California)
War in the Pacific National Historical Park (Guam)
Whitman Mission National Historic Site (Washington)

*Please note all locations are subject to change

Last updated: April 7, 2022