Did you have a fantastic time leading a crew this year and are you looking for more? SCA Leader Teams offer opportunities for alumni SCA Leaders and adult Corps Members to build trails, conserve vital habitats, and protect natural resources for future generations during the off-season. Develop your leadership and outdoor skills further while doing important work alongside your peers.

You must have a Leader Application submitted to be eligible. Visit the Field Leader How to Apply page for more details!

Video Info Session:

Live Recorded on Aug 8th, 2018:
https://youtu.be/_f3KvoO84LQ (start at 10-minute mark ;))

Leader Teams:

  • Include 2 to 5 members per team with 1 leader
  • Serve 2 to 12 weeks in the spring and fall

Leader Team Members:

  • Complete trail maintenance and site restoration projects in national, regional, state, or local parks across the country
  • Live in park provided housing or in tents on site
  • Should be willing to work/live in both frontcountry and backcountry settings
  • Develop and hone leadership and conservation work skills while working with your peers
  • Practice outdoor skills and Leave No Trace principles

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has led either a Community, National or Corps team in the past or has participated on an adult Corps team
  • Is 18 and older
  • Demonstrates leadership skills and/or responsibility
  • Has positive reviews from Program Manager and Agency Partners
  • Likes working with people
  • Enjoys spending time outdoors


  • Members receive a weekly stipend of $280/week
  • Room and board
  • Travel to/from the site up to $650.00 (or $1,300.00 for Alaska positions)
  • One time $200 uniform stipend for most positions