About CYCA

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The Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA) creates opportunities for young people to participate in high-quality youth corps statewide. There are currently 9 accredited youth corps in the state that serve 1,600 young people annually.

As the statewide association, CYCA:

  • Raises resources for youth corps
  • Assures quality through annual youth corps accreditation
  • Promotes youth corps through legislative advocacy and strategic communication
  • Oversees AmeriCorps and other National Service programs for youth corps
  • Offers technological and data management solutions for youth corps
  • Fosters high quality educational opportunities for youth corps staff and their participants
  • Provides professional networking opportunities for youth corps staff

Professional Stewardship of Natural Resources is imperative to sustainable conservation and maintaining American beauty. The Colorado Youth Corps Association enhances the Youth Conservation Corps movement to set young people on a path toward active stewardship of our public lands.

The Colorado Youth Corps Association is a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt nonprofit.

CYCA Fact Sheet