Thank you for supporting youth and conservation

A Thanksgiving video message from Jaime Matyas, CEO and President, SCA

VIDEO: GIS Mapping in San Mateo County

VIDEO: GIS Mapping in San Mateo County. SCA’s first full-time GIS Summer Crew puts California trails on the map.

Navajo Youth Film Tribute to Conservation Service

by Tomas A Quezada, SCA Field Leader

Video: SCA & BP in Chicago

BP America is donating $1 million to the Student Conservation Association for projects on the Calumet River and at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

INDE Find your Park video

Independence National Park — FindYourPark with SCA Centennial Volunteer Ambassador Kristyne Allen

Yosemite SCA Centennial Volunteer Ambassador Video

The SCA Centennial Volunteer Ambassador at Yosemite has found her park.

Centennial Volunteer Ambassador Cristina Ramirez Finds Her Park

Valley Forge National Historical Park’s Centennial Volunteer Ambassador Cristina Ramirez shares her story. Where and when did you find your park?

National Capital Region Find Your Park Video

The Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors from DC find their parks, now go find yours!! #findyourpark #nps100sca #scaplanet15

SCA CEO Jaime Matyas on the benefits of corporate sponsorship

The Student Conservation Association’s CEO Jaime Matyas speaks on the importance of corporate sponsorships and private funding to SCA’s mission: connecting young people to conservation

Video: IDNL Superintendent Paul Labovitz on $1M Contribution to SCA

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Superintendent Paul Labovitz’s comments on BP’s $1 million contribution to Student Conservation Association for projects at the lak

Liz Putnam receives Citizens Medal from President Obama

Student Conservation Association (SCA) founder Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam receives the Citizens Medal from President Obama at the White House on Wednesday, August 4th, 2010.

Video: Earth Day in Fort Totten Park, Washington DC

SCA teamed up with American Express to celebrate Earth Day by bringing more than 350 volunteers to Fort Totten Park in Washington, DC.

Video: SCA & American Express Celebrate Earth Day in New York City

The Student Conservation Association teamed up with American Express to bring over 400 volunteers to Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx for Earth Day service.

Video: SCA's National Crew

SCA’s National Crew program offers volunteer opportunities for students across the country to serve on public lands from Alaska to the Virgin Islands, and everywhere in between!  See what a Nationa

Joshua Tree in High Definition

If you love parks as much as we do, you’ll L-O-V-E this video from More Than Just Parks. 

The “rock” at :44? Priceless!

Video: Samantha Smith, CDIP Intern

Video: Mary Nghe CDIP Intern

This video is SCA Member Mary Nghe’s capstone project for the Fish & Wildlife Service’s CDIP (Career Discovery Internship Program) at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge.

Video: SCA projects in the Houston Area

SCA members working on projects large and small, urban and rural in and around Houston and the Gulf Coast. In this short clip, youth serving with SCA relate their experiences.

A Message of Thanks from the Alumni Council

At the SCA Alumni Council retreat in Charlestown NH, members reflect on what’s important to them at this time of year.

Video: This Week at Interior

Video: NYC YCC Crew 2014

Staten Island high school student Becky Merzlyakov had such a great experience on SCA’s Youth Conservation Corps in New York City that she came back again… and again.

Video: Americorps Pledge

Margaret Mary Meagher

Yellowstone National Park contains more than 1,100 miles of trail and among the most impressive is the one blazed by Dr. Mary Meagher. A first-year SCA alumna (Olympic NP, ‘57), Mary is widely credited with paving the way for women scientists in the park service. “Agencies did not hire women at that time, at least with my training and interests,” she says. “That’s just how things were.”

Video: SCA Stories 2008

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is a nonprofit organization that offers conservation internships and summer trail crew opportunities to more than 4,000 people each year.