Youth Conservation Corps

Crew Member Recruitment

Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a summer program designed to employ high school youth in natural resources, construction, and park maintenance related projects.

Crew members work together in teams to build trails and boardwalks, restore natural areas and waterways, and complete basic preserve maintenance projects. Additionally, crew members receive training in first aid, basic work and life skills, construction skills and environmental awareness.

The program runs for eight weeks each summer from mid-June through early August. View the application for further details.

Completed applications must be received on or before 4:30 pm, Friday, April 26. Applications can be mailed or delivered to the address below under Contact Us, or faxed to 847-968-3177.

Contact Us

Lake County Forest Preserves
Human Resources Department
1899 West Winchester Road | Libertyville IL 60048 | 847-­367-­6640