The latest from VYCC

Many of the articles below come from our e-newsletter, which offers in-depth stories about Corps Member experiences, relevant updates, and opportunities to get involved with VYCC. Enjoy a closer connection to Vermont’s youth and public lands when you sign up.

We send one to two issues per month. VYCC does not share or trade email addresses.

Enjoy our latest Gratitude Report here! (previous year’s found here)

2021 Gratitude Report

March 29, 2022

Enjoy stories from the field and all who made 2021 a great season!

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New Leadership Model at VYCC

March 15, 2022

Please join us in celebrating our new (and additional) Executive Director, Leah Mital!

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2022 Preview

February 8, 2022

Partners make VYCC projects possible. Here are just a few highlights of what’s headed our way in 2022!

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2021 Farm Recap: The Difference You Made

January 28, 2022

After many months of hard work, the Farm at VYCC is all tucked in for winter. We’d like to take this moment to celebrate the many ways the VYCC community powered the farm this year.

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2021 Recap: Conservation crews making strides for a better tomorrow

Each Crew Member has a unique story to tell, and through partnerships with project sponsors, and (new this year) corporate sponsors, their work has a lasting, positive impact on both the environment and the community.

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VYCC’s Response to COVID-19 and Updates

January 27, 2022

The health and safety of the VYCC community are our top priorities. We are an organization that prides itself on our ability to offer profound learning and work experiences for young adults. Central to running successful programs is the ability to manage and mitigate risk.

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A Message from VT Works for Women

January 18, 2022

To effectively end the stigma around Career and Technical Education, the State must consider gender equity.
By Rhoni Basden, Executive Director, Vermont Works for Women

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Season Recap of Conservation Program

December 18, 2020

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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Season Recap of Food & Farm Program

December 15, 2020

The Food and Farm Program at VYCC is a place to work, a place to learn and grow, and a place to gather. Neither rain nor snow nor pandemic will prevent this community of caring and passionate people from growing food to share. Read on for highlights of the amazing people who have come together this season, and what they accomplished together.

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For Karli Robertson, VYCC Offers Alternative to Virtual Learning

November 20, 2020

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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