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Learning Unboxed - Annalies Corbin EPISODE 85, 30th November 2020
85 | Work, Play, Learn, Grow: The Yellowstone Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) | with Mike Coonan
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85 | Work, Play, Learn, Grow: The Yellowstone Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) | with Mike Coonan

Yellowstone Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a paid — yes, paid — student residential employment and education program in which 64 teenagers live, work, play, learn, and grow in Yellowstone National Park. They stay in the park for just over a month to work on projects that improve the park for both visitors and mother nature, and one hour is set aside each day for purposeful education, leadership activities, and career development. And this is such an impactful program that about 20% of the current YCC staff were previously students who participated in the program!

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Recorded by Eric French at WOSU Studios in Columbus, Ohio