Posts With Tag: Youth Conservation Program
Thursday, September 1st, 2016
The 2016 YCP crew just finished their summer of work, but their impact on Grand Teton will be enjoyed and appreciated by park visitors well into the future. YCP’s 21 crew members spent 10 weeks working in Grand Teton, and each hiked 42,865 vertical feet and walked 213 miles.read more...
Monday, August 22nd, 2016
YPC 2016 has come to a close. A terrific crew of teenagers and team leaders had the summer of a lifetime with ten weeks of hard work, blisters, tremendous accomplishments, and comraderie.read more...
Friday, August 12th, 2016
It is hard to believe that there is only one week left of the YCP season! This week the crew completed trail maintenance in Garnet Canyon, finished work on the Lucas Fabian Homestead, and learned about edible and medicinal plants.read more...
Friday, August 5th, 2016
This week, the YCP camped in the Lower Berry backcountry. Highlights of the week included learning about the area fire from firefighters, finding thimbleberries and huckleberries, watching peregrine falcons fight, learning how to fly fish, and playing hackie sack in the evenings.read more...
Friday, July 29th, 2016
During the seventh week of YCP, the crew continued to work on the trail by the Lucas Fabian Homestead. They persevered through dust clouds, scorching days, and black flies. Although they still have work ahead of them, they have put a sizable dent in the project.read more...
Friday, July 22nd, 2016
The YCP season is more than halfway over and time is flying by. This week the crew gained first aid skills and dug new trail at one of Grand Teton’s historic properties. Learn more in our latest edition of Trail Talk!read more...
Friday, July 15th, 2016
We are half way through the eleventh season of the Youth Conservation Program. This week the crew worked in the rain, learned from park biologists, and spent time with the Jenny Lake Rangers. Learn more in our latest edition of Trail Talk!read more...
Friday, July 8th, 2016
In their fourth week, the YCP crew is refining their skills and learning new techniques, all while enjoying summer in Grand Teton. Learn more in this week’s edition of Trail Talk!read more...
Friday, July 1st, 2016
The hot summer days have not stopped the YCP crew from completing much-needed improvements in Grand Teton. Learn more about how the crew overcame challenges this week in our latest edition of Trail Talk.read more...
Friday, June 24th, 2016
The second week of the 2016 YCP season was filled with digging, building steps, and mosquitoes! Learn more about the crew’s progress in our latest edition of Trail Talk.read more...
Friday, June 17th, 2016
This week marked the first week of the 2016 Youth Conservation Program. Learn what happened in our first edition of this summer’s Trail Talk.read more...
Monday, June 13th, 2016
Stephen Adamson was an attorney who was passionate about wild places, outdoor adventure, and Grand Teton National Park. Through a sponsorship fund established in his honor, we celebrate his life by giving young people a chance to do meaningful work in Grand Teton.read more...
Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Take a look at our newest video highlighting the accomplishments of this summer’s crew and the incredible impact YCP has on its participants.read more...
Trail Talk: Life on the crew of Grand Teton National Park’s Youth Conservation Program – The Final Report
Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
This ambitious group of teens completed an impressive amount of projects this summer including trail construction, asphalt removal, fence building, and much more.read more...
Monday, August 24th, 2015
Last week was the final week of the 2015 YCP. Learn how they spent their final days in Grand Teton in our latest edition of Trail Talk!read more...
Friday, August 14th, 2015
The YCP crew just finished their second to last work week of the summer. Learn more about their accomplishments in this week’s edition of Trail Talk!read more...
Friday, August 7th, 2015
YCP spent their work week in Grand Teton’s remote Webb Canyon. Learn about their significant accomplishments in the latest edition of Trail Talk!read more...
Friday, July 31st, 2015
The YCP crew spent their week in the backcountry on the west side of Jackson Lake. Learn more in this week’s edition of Trail Talk.read more...
Friday, July 24th, 2015
The 2015 YCP crew is officially more than half way through the season! Learn more about how they spent their sixth week on the job in our most recent edition of Trail Talk.read more...
Friday, July 17th, 2015
YCP had another busy week. Learn more in this week’s edition of Trail Talk!read more...
Trail Talk: Life on the crew of Grand Teton National Park’s Youth Conservation Program – Weeks Three & Four
Friday, July 10th, 2015
The YCP crew had a busy week repairing damaged trail and working with park biologists. Learn more is this week’s edition of Trail Talk!read more...
Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Grand Teton National Park Foundation today received a total of $100,000 from Wells Fargo to support conservation, recreation and education efforts.read more...
Friday, June 26th, 2015
The second week of YCP has come to an end. Learn more about what the crew accomplished in this week’s edition of Trail Talk.read more...
Friday, June 19th, 2015
This week marks the beginning of the 2015 Youth Conservation Program. Learn about the incredible work the crew accomplishes in our weekly column, Trail Talk!read more...
Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
This year we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of our Youth Conservation Program in Grand Teton National Park. We are delighted to share our most recent video that tells the story of how YCP began and the impact this program has on its participants and Grand Teton.read more...
Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
The Coca-Cola Foundation awarded Grand Teton National Park Foundation a grant of $34,000 to support the Youth Conservation Program (YCP), a privately-funded teen trail crew that works to improve trails and historic sites in Grand Teton National Park.read more...
Friday, October 31st, 2014
During the Foundation’s ten-week Youth Conservation Program, students are challenged to work as a team, develop leadership skills, and see the results of their own conservation efforts on the trails of Grand Teton. Watch this video highlighting this summer’s program!read more...
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