Through a series of hands-on explorations, research, and analysis, participants gain a deeper understanding of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), STEM thinking, energy efficiency and conservation, engineering, and sustainability.
$9.80 per hour
My Career Blueprint: Job Readiness Training (Virtual Program)
Participants learn marketable skills to help them prepare for today’s workplace. The program uses a customized instructional design—My Career Blueprint— that addresses current societal needs and challenges.
Conservation Corps (In-person Program)
Participants work outdoors in park settings performing environmental conservation activities and ecosystem restoration projects including invasive plant removal, care of native tree and plant landscaping, litter cleanups, and citizen science monitoring of water and air quality, litter, and biodiversity. Enrichment activities will introduce youth to a variety of careers in natural resources, sustainability, and outdoor recreation. Participants who complete the program will earn the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional-Associate certificate, an entry-level credential in stormwater management practices and sustainable landscaping.