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Arizona Conservation Corps

Ancestral Lands member on historic preservation project

Programs

We offer a diverse set of experiences that engage young people in meaningful service on public lands. Programs vary in length, location, focus and population served.

Ancestral Lands group photo

Ancestral Lands

The Ancestral Lands Model is rooted in the culture and heritage of local tribal communities. Ancestral Lands programs consist of conservation crews and individual placements. Learn more.

Crew Member with Crosscut

Field Crews

AZCC's Field Crew program engages motivated young adults, ages 18 -25, to complete challenging and impactful conservation and service projects throughout Arizona and southern New Mexico. Learn More.

Crew Member swinging pick

Local Adult Crews

Local Crews provide members with job skills, leadership opportunities, challenging project work, and personal and professional development. Learn more.

Youth Crew Group Celebration

Local Youth Crews

Our Summer Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program introduces Corpsmembers aged 17 to 18 to community service and resource conservation through hands-on project work with a variety of land-management and community partners. Learn more.

Crew member holding up log

Individual Placements

AZCC Engages individuals in positions with federal, state and local land management agencies and environmentally focused non-profits. Individual placements (interns) are paired with a local supervisors and these positions offer more technical, hands-on experience in the work of these organizations or agencies and many times provide the training necessary to secure long term employment in these fields. Learn more.

Veterans Fire Corps member

Veterans Fire Corps

The Veterans Fire Corps program provides training and on-the-job experience for post 9-11 era veterans interested in entering into careers and gaining experience in natural resource management and wildland fire. Learn More.