The Student Conservation Association

About The Student Conservation Association

Founded in 1957, the Student Conservation Association, Inc., is a national nonprofit organization that advocates for the environment. SCA leads the nation in providing conservation service opportunities, outdoor skills and leadership training. Every year, in all 50 states, thousands of high school, college, graduate students and others join the association to work for national parks and forests, historic and cultural resources, and urban green spaces. SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.


Assistant Crew Leader

July 2020 - August 2020 Washington, DC
“All the appropriate safety precautions had been taken for Covid 19. In addition to the physical work, there were many opportunities to just look around at nature.”


July 2019 - August 2019 Chicago, IL
“Everyone is supportive and hard working ”
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