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Student Conservation Association President to Retire in 2014

Washington, DC (January 9, 2014) – After 16 years of service, Dale Penny, President and CEO of the Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and...Read more

Secretary Jewell Announces $1 Million Private Funding Commitment to Advance Youth & Conservation Initiative

Department of the Interior

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of an ambitious initiative to engage and employ the next generation through America’s great outdoors, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced a public-private partnership with American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. that will help reach...Read more

Appreciating Space In National Parks

National Parks Traveler

Growing up in San Francisco, where space is tight, I’ve always felt the intensity and compactness of urban life. Open space was something to look out on, gazing across the Bay or at the Pacific Ocean - not something to experience first-hand.

It wasn’t until I...Read more

SCA: Young and In Love With Conservation

Environmental News Network (ENN)

Are you or do you know a young adult who is interested in the environment and conservation, but doesn’t know how to get involved? If you do I would suggest you check out the Student Conservation Association, better known as “America’s Conservation Corps” or...Read more

Video: Rio Salado Habitat Reopened

AZCentral.com

A Video from AZCentral highlights SCA’s work on the recently reopened Rio Salado Habitat, with 600 acres of trails near downtown Phoenix for biking and walking. Watch the video:

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Sizing Up Sally Jewell

Outside Magazine

Outside magazine has published an excellent in-depth profile of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. The article concludes with a ringing endorsement for the work,...Read more

SCA Names Top States, Universities & Sites for Conservation Volunteers

WASHINGTON, DC – November 14, 2013 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced the states and universities that provided the most youth volunteers to its conservation programs in national, state, and local...Read more

Web Essay: A logical transition for veterans

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

After graduating from high school in Williamson, Wayne County, I did combat tours with the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan and Iraq. But like the thousands of other vets returning to upstate New York, I was left wondering what to do next. Where could I put my military training to best use? How...Read more

SCA President and CEO Dale Penny on Suh nomination

(WASHINGTON, DC) October 31, 2013Statement by Student Conservation Association (SCA) President and CEO Dale Penny on nomination of Rhea S. Suh as Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks:

“SCA enthusiastically applauds...Read more

Student Conservation Association Joins US Disaster Response Program

(WASHINGTON, DC) October 28, 2012 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, has signed a formal agreement with the federal Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to assist in disaster response and...Read more

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