Community Meet Up Recap: Forest Projects Crew

Here's a summary of another great crew meet-up - We are pretty sure you'll learn something ...

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Completed Projects You Can Visit!

Read on for details on completed projects and how to find them.
Locations: Bristol, Burlington, Marshfield, North Hero, Rutland, Stratton, and Woodstock

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Preview of 2022 Trails Projects

Mud season is behind us, and young people are gearing up to complete 60 weeks of trail work in Vermont this season with VYCC. In this post, we preview four projects and define 'corridor,' 'rock shopping' and 'naturalizing.'

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Season Recap of Conservation Program

Eighteen young adults arrived at VYCC in June to join summer crews. Twelve continued on fall crews to meet education and employment goals; others joined who put their college education on hold or had completed school and were looking for work. Their service to Vermont is worth celebrating! Read on for a summary of their accomplishments.

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For Karli Robertson, VYCC Offers Alternative to Virtual Learning

Karli is working on a dual major in Sustainability and Drama, and saw the Parks Restoration Crew as an opportunity to gain skills for building theater sets. This fall, she stayed on to complete a session on a farm crew instead of returning to
school for a virtual semester.

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3SquaresVT, at a 50% Discount, Can be Used at the VYCC Farm Stand in Richmond

VYCC accepts 3SquaresVT benefits on all eligible products. And, 3SquaresVT customers can receive a 50% discount on produce, thanks to NOFA-VT’s Farm Stand Match Program.

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Alumna Sammy Levine Returns to VYCC as ShiftMeals Grow Team Manager

Sammy Levine has been back on the Farm at VYCC; not as a VYCC Corps Member, but as the Manager of ShiftMeals - a food security venture Skinny Pancake has launched in response to the pandemic. 

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VYCC Helps Prepare Young Professionals for Careers in Wilderness Therapy

Sheila, 2017 Corps Member on a Female Leadership Development Crew, is studying social work and aspires to do wilderness therapy. Recent alumna AmyRose Tomlinson shares how her VYCC experience helped her find wilderness therapy.

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Welcoming Two New Board Members

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps is pleased to announce the addition of two new members of its Board of Trustees; Anne Adler of Stowe, and Benjamin Eastman of Huntington. “I am more convinced than ever,” said Ben, “that beyond the impressive material productivity of trail and farm crews, it is the ethical aspects of the work in terms of how “personal responsibility” is also a social resource that is not only valuable but simply vital.”

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VYCC Receives Grant from McClure Foundation

It is an honor and a privilege to be working with the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation to enhance our programs' workforce development outcomes.

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