The Student Conservation Association is the largest provider of hands-on environmental conservation programs for youth and young adults.


Connect Youth With Nature

Conservation Begins Here.

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Build Partnerships That Power Conservation Nationwide

Join us in building the next generation of conservation leaders.

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Protecting Communities We Serve

Our Urban Green program provides young people with paid green jobs, including single-day service projects, seasonal work and year-long internships or fellowships.

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Conserving Lands and Transforming Lives

Check out our program perks.

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Get Involved

Join our community of supporters who care deeply about preserving parks, public lands and urban green spaces.


  • Where can I find information about SCA programs?

    There are many different ways you can Join The Crew. Explore our program options.

    Program Options
  • How can I support the SCA's work?

    You can help the next generation of conservation leaders protect public lands and green spaces now and into the future by making a gift.

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  • Where can I find more information about becoming a partner?

    Find out how your organization can team up with the SCA by partnering on conservation efforts.

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