Youth in the Great Outdoors

21st Century Conservation Service Corps

Secretary Jewell has launched an ambitious initiative to inspire millions of young people to play, learn, serve and work outdoors.

For the health of our economy and our nation’s public lands, it’s critical that we work now to establish deep, meaningful connections between young people – from every background and every community – and America’s great outdoors.

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This Week at Interior May 15, 2015

FRI, MAY 15, 2015, 06:12 PM EST

Federal officials and community leaders come together for the annual AAPI Summit; a solemn ceremony to honor those law enforcement officers who have fallen in the line of duty; the USGS continues to monitor earthquake aftershocks in Nepal; more. Watch Video >

Secretary Sally Jewell

Secretary Jewell Highlights Economic Benefits of Recreation, Strong Trade Agreements, in Discussion with Outdoor Retailers

MON, MARCH 30, 2015, 05:27 PM EST

Secretary Jewell met with representatives of the outdoor recreation industry, Members of Congress, and local leaders for a roundtable discussion on the value of outdoor recreation in generating economic growth and supporting jobs. Read More >


This Week at Interior March 13, 2015

FRI, MARCH 13, 2015, 04:25 PM EST

Interior is now closer to its goal of one million volunteers on public lands, thanks to a $5m donation from American Express; more. Watch Video >

Jewell and youth celebrate 200x

Secretary Jewell Launches 50 Cities Initiative to Engage Next Generation of Leaders, Outdoor Stewards

FRI, MARCH 13, 2015, 11:08 AM EST

As part of the Interior Department’s bold youth initiative to engage the next generation of outdoor stewards and inspire millions of young Americans to play, learn, serve and work in the great outdoors, Read More >

Secretary Jewell visits BIE school

Secretary Jewell, American Express Announce Major Commitment to Increase Volunteerism on America’s Public Lands

THU, MARCH 12, 2015, 05:33 PM EST

As part of the Interior Department’s bold youth initiative to engage the next generation of outdoor stewards, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced a new $5-million commitment from American Express. Read More >