The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) was created in 1992 to provide a process to employ the youth in public projects as an off branch of the Civilian Conservation Corps started by President Franklin D Roosevelt amongst other New Deal Plans to help decrease the unemployment in the United States. Participants of the YCC learn employment skills, work ethics, as well as self-discipline and self-esteem.
Promote the education, success and well-being of the youth of New Mexico through the conservation and enhancement of the state's natural resources and lasting community benefits.
A New Mexico where Youth Conservation Corps members contribute to the quality of life of all New Mexicans.
Together we strive for…
We strive to be...
6/12/18- We are already in our second week of work and everything is going great. Make sure you stop by and visit our job sites to enjoy the great outdoors.
Our Photos Of What We Do
And check out what going on around the state. http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/YCC/yccprojectphotos.html