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Olympic National Park, volunteer group mark anniversaries

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — At least 50 people packed the auditorium at the Olympic National Park Visitor Center on Tuesday to celebrate the joint anniversary of the park and the Student Conservation Association, or SCA.

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Public invited to ONP anniversary event

The last week of June marks both the 75th anniversary of the establishment of Olympic National Park and the 56th anniversary of the founding of the Student Conservation Association (SCA).
 

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Service camps for teens gain in popularity

…Adam Young, 16, a student at Woodrow Wilson High School in the District, was on the hunt for ways to fulfill his community service requirement, “but I wanted to do it in a fun way,” he said.

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To Get a Green Job, Don't Just Look for an Office Internship

According to numerous studies, the two skills most valued by employers are teamwork and trainability. This is why internships are so popular: they provide evidence for both.

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Secretary Jewell Announces Youth Corps to Help Restore NY/NJ Parks after Sandy

QUEENS, NY — As part of President Obama’s commitment to expand employment opportunities for youth, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today launched the “National Parks of New York Harbor Conservation and Resiliency Corps,” a partnership with the City of New York and the Stud

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These campers make us all happy

Six hundred and seventy tires dumped at Rock Rimmon are now gone, thanks to a group of Manchester high school students and their mentors from the Student Conservation Association.

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Preserve the power of America's parks

This story originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. You can read it in full here.

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SCA President and Interior Secretary Meet

SCA President Dale Penny met with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis at Prince William Forest Park on Thursday, April 25th. Sec. Jewell and Dir. Jarvis convened stakeholders to examine ways to reconnect young people to nature.

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Student Conservation Association Receives $25,000 Wells Fargo Grant to Engage California Teens in Environmental Stewardship

OAKLAND, CA, April 22, 2013 –The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today received a grant from Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) as part of a $3 million Wells Fargo Environmental Solutions for Communities grant progr

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Student Conservation Association and The NASCAR Foundation Bring Students Together to Put Green in Gear on Earth Day

Student Conservation Association, The NASCAR Foundation, UPS, Sprint, and Arbor Day Foundation Lead Park Renovations Following STP 400 at Kansas Speedway

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