Are you interested in the environment or a career working in the outdoors? Are you trying to find an activity that will give you some hands-on experience and help you enhance your resume? Maybe you just want to get outside more and meet students, conservationists and city leaders in Manchester.
The SCA New Hampshire Conservation Corps is offering a unique program that can help you achieve all of this and more, while learning about and giving back to your local environment.• See and learn about natural green places in and around Manchester that you might not even know about.
As an SCA Crew Member you will:
- Be a part of a team with other students developing leadership skills
- Develop conservation and restoration skills by participating in hands-on projects in the White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire State Parks and Manchester City Parks
- Complete valuable work projects that improve the natural and historical resources of New Hampshire
- Go on environmental field trips and a 3-day camping trip
- Selected members will spend 2-weeks in the White Mountains during the summer and earn $300!
- Have fun, meet cool people and get your hands dirty!
We’re looking for members who live or go to high school in Manchester to participate in the Conservation Leadership Corps. Weekly events begin in February, so get ready!
Q: What are the age requirments to participate in the program?
A: There are no age requirements, but you must be currently in high school to participate.
Q: What are the dates and how long does the program run?
A: Please check for calender above for our updated schedule of Meetings, Saturday Events, and Hitches.
Q: Where do we meet and what are the hours?
A: You will be responsible for meeting your crew leaders and SCA van on Thursdays at 4:30pm, and on Saturday mornings at 8:30am at the Salvation Army Center on 121Cedar St. You will be dropped off at the same location at the end of Saturday events. (Approximately 4:30 PM).
Q: What about the summer hitches in the White Mountains?
A: 24 members from the school year will be selected to spend 2 weeks working on trails, campsites and wilderness projects in the White Mountain National Forest or another New Hampshire location.
Q: What is the schedule for the 2 week hitches? How long is the work day and what is the compensation?
A: The first and last days will be spent traveling and setting up/breaking down camp. You will work 8 hour days for 9 days, with one day off in between. There will also be a recreation day scheduled within the 2 weeks. Members who participate will be compensated $300.
Q: What paperwork do I need to fill in order to be eligible?
A: To start with you first need to fill out the online application under community form. In order to attend a Saturday Service Learning Event you will need to fill out a Single Day