Transforming lives and communities through service, personal development, and education statewide.
The Colorado Youth Corps Association aspires to be the leader in conservation and service and empowers corps to change lives statewide.
We engage corps members and the community through focused attention to our core values:
- Transformation – The power of the corps experience makes positive, significant, and enduring changes to the lives of youth and young adults
- Collaboration – We are better, stronger, and more impactful when we work together
- Impact – Every action seeks to maximize positive impact
- Service – We are dedicated to serving member corps and our partners
- Stewardship – Every place in Colorado is special, and therefore local knowledge and relationships are necessary for enduring stewardship
- 1,597 Members serving in corps
- 28% Members without prior work experience
- 295 miles of trail built or maintained
- 1,850 Colorado residents received energy and water-savings measures
- 1,726 acres of land treated for urgent risk of wildland fire
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Featured Corps Member
Michael Troyer: First “Pathways” Student Started as CYCA/BLM Intern
Michael Troyer of Pueblo, an intern with CYCA’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Internship Program, is the first Colorado student to be hired by the U.S. government’s “Pathways to Federal Careers” program.
Feet of Elevated Trail Constructed
Water Diversion Structures Constructed
Rock Steps Installed