The MLB Colorado Rockies and Aramark have partnered with The Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University and Designs by Sundown to produce a sustainable on-site garden that will provide herbs and vegetables for use in several concessions items at Coors Field, reports the Centennial Citizen. These include...
Every year, SCA provides training, tools and projects that place motivated teens and young adults in the field to effect changes great and small. How do we measure the effects? Sometimes its through decreased CO2 levels or by the tons of trash collected or in the number of trees planted. Our success is also measured by the lessons learned, the perspective gained and the lives we transform—today and into the future. Often when the SCA project is over, the success story is just beginning. Take a look at some of our most recent accomplishments.
Posted by Evan Escamilla | Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Nestle Waters teamed up with the SCA to pitch in at Jones Beach restoring the beach the beach after Hurricane Sandy in NYC. As usual we were live tweeting photos from the event.
Posted by Staff | Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Work and Play with SCA's Community Programs Nationwide
Domtar et SCA Au Travail Pour La Planète!
Meet Our 2012 Interns
The 2012 class of ARAMARK Environmental Sustainability Interns focused on multiple aspects of environmental sustainability—purchasing, energy and water conservation, building operations, and waste management—while helping to implement a variety of initiatives including increasing sustainably sourced foods, reducing energy use at ARAMARK client locations, minimizing food waste at its source, composting...
Special thanks to SCA’s Philadelphia Crew supporters: National Park Service, Exelon Corporation (PECO), The Boeing Company, William Penn Foundation, PNC, Wheelabrator Falls Inc, Philadelphia Youth Network, George and Miriam Martin Foundation, and others in the Philadelphia area.
The SCA Greater Philadelphia Summer Program successfully completed its fourth year, with area youth...
Chicago is SCA’s Midwestern hub, from which we work with a wide range of area partners to address regionally-specific environmental challenges including the protection of watersheds and riparian zones, conserving migratory bird habitats, and mitigating the impact of abandoned mines. SCA also engages under-served urban youth in community conservation programs...
SCA Detroit caravanned out to Plymouth, Michigan to visit the creator and primary sponsor of the Conservation Leadership Corps, Johnson Controls, Inc.
The 2013 Milwaukee Conservation Leadership Corps Program successfully completed its eighth year, with 60 Milwaukee city youth completing this six week service program. These local high school students and recent graduates committed themselves to conservation service projects in Milwaukee’s parks and nature areas, becoming an integral part of SCA’s mission of building the next generation of conservation leaders by engaging in hands-on service to the land.
SCA Internship at Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge
SCA Intern Luke At Murie Science & Learning Center Denali National Park
Watch a video of SCA Intern Luke At Murie Science & Learning Center Denali National Park
Conservation in Action Tour
In 2011 we celebrated 40 years of Southwest Airlines with 40 conservation service projects in 25 locations across the US.
American Eagle Outfitters + SCA, Live Your Life!
Conservation Leadership Corps
Posted by Evan Escamilla | Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Baltimore Community Summer Program
The 2013 Baltimore Conservation Leadership Corps (BCLC) program provided 32 local youths with an opportunity to earn money during the summer while making a difference in their community and the environment. These local high school students committed themselves to working on conservation service projects in...
A highlight of the Community Program in Detroit supported by Johnson Controls Inc
Posted by Evan Escamilla | Tuesday, September 24, 2013
I have a newfound respect for wildlife and I often find myself picking up trash off the ground and cleaning my block. Not only have I learned important Green values, but I also had tons of fun. I made new friends and connections, and I also went canoeing for...
Posted by Staff | Monday, September 23, 2013
Posted by Staff | Friday, September 20, 2013
Guest blogger Elise Heffernan, currently serving in SCA’s Hudson Valley Corps, tells SCA about the work that went into planning last week’s 9/11 Service Project at Vassar.Last week’s SCA Service Project at the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve was a big success!
Our 2015 Summer Roadtrip takes you to amazing places and member stories around the country.
Throughout the Summer of 2014 we marked our 75,000th member with 75 stories of the women and men have served with SCA - read them here.
Read about the women and men who helped build America’s oldest and largest youth conservation service organization here
Meet some of the amazing women who blazed a trail with SCA
Where will SCA take you?
A new multi-year study on SCA’s youth impact shows significant gains across a wide range of indicators.
Read about the Study here »