White Mountain National Forest Announces Youth Conservation Corp Summer Work Program

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Campton, NH – The Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) is a summer employment program for area youths ages 15-18 who will work, learn, and earn together in the great outdoors. The purpose of the YCC program is to accomplish needed conservation work on public lands, while providing an educational experience. The program is sponsored by the Pemigewasset Ranger District, White Mountain National Forest in Campton NH.

The crew will consist of 6 students, 50% boys and 50% girls. Enrollees will work a 35-hour week earning $15.00 dollars per hour. Projects will include trail maintenance, clean-up and maintenance of recreation sites, wildlife habitat improvement work, and other projects supporting timber and fire management. The YCC crew will also spend one day each week learning about natural resource conservation and management during dedicated education days.

The 8-week program will run from June 19th through August 11th.  Applications must be mailed, emailed, or delivered in person to the Pemigewasset Ranger District, 71 White Mountain Drive, Campton NH, 03223.  The application deadline is April 7th. For more information contact YCC Program Manager Andrew Clawson at Andrew.Clawson@usda.gov 603-536-6103.  

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.

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