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American Sign Language Academy at Albuquerque BioPark’s Tingley Beach

This summer our Middle Rio Grande office has fielded three day crews, one of which was formed through a partnership with the American Sign Language Academy and the Albuquerque Biopark;  more…

Gila National Forest Middle Rio Grande Conservation Crews

During the spring and summer of 2016, crews 6 and 7 based at our Middle Rio Grande office have done extensive work in the Gila National Forest in partnership with the United States Forest Service and in coordination with the Silver City Ranger District. Both crews were present for trail clearing and tread rehabilitation on the Black Range Crest Trail No. 79. more…

Bandelier Preservation Project

Summer is a busy season at Bandelier National Monument, and Rocky Mountain Youth Corps has recruited and deployed a preservation crew to work alongside park service employees to preserve and protect what is left of the historic pueblos that are the highlight of this unique monument. From graffiti and litter removal in the numerous caves found in the park, to dismantling and restoring intricate pueblo walls to increase structural longevity, this crew has had a summer full of cultural and field work experiences more…

Hyde Memorial State Park Hiking Trails

Beautiful scenery, a quiet setting, and plenty of facilities make Hyde Memorial State Park for Santa Fe locals and out-of-state tourists alike. Located eight miles east of Santa Fe on the road to the Ski Basin, more…

Bureau of Reclamation Dual-Flush Installations

With partners including Ancianos, Taos County, the Town of Taos, and the Taos Housing Authority, Rocky Mountain Youth Corps crews have scheduled installations and arrived at homes and businesses more…

La Jara Collaborative Forest Restoration Project (CFRP)

Funded through a unique grant opportunity with the US Forest Service, this Collaborative Forestry Restoration Project (CFRP) is helping to reduce the risk of catastrophic wild fire in Taos’ La Jara Canyon. more…

Bandelier Fire Rehab

The Las Conchas Fire that burned through Bandelier National Monument in June of 2011 and the subsequent flooding of the ancient canyons dramatically altered the park and forced NPS to close their doors for three months. more…

Youth Conservation Corps (YCC)

With the support of numerous partners, community members,
and friends, this year’s summer crews ended with many high notes.
We offered several firsts this season for our Corpsmembers:
first job, first time working on trails, first time building a resume,
and first time working with adobe. more…

Santa Fe National Forest

Crosscut saw use is known to many as a dying art. To Rocky Mountain
Youth Corps’ Fall Crew, crosscuts were an essential tool. With projects
in wilderness areas far off the beaten path, the crew learned to make
saws sing. more…

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps Learning Lab

The Learning Lab is currently serving 8 local students, ranging from 13-15 years old. Essential Questions the students are studying in Language Arts and Social Studies this semester include: What is power and who has it?; Who gets what in our country and how?; How can people increase their own independence and power?; What does it take to overcome adversity?; and How can we learn to be tenacious and resilient? more…

Youth Ambassadors of the Middle Rio Grande Region

Fall 2016 marks the first season for our Youth Ambassadors Crew at the Middle Rio Grande office. The mission of our ambassadors is to engage with their community and spread the word about Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, and the broader efforts of this partnership and its impacts on our region. more…

After School Program

After-school hours are a critical time for youth. Research indicates that risky behavior increases during that time period without adequate supervision in a positive, structured and engaging environment. more…

Ranchos Elementary School

Ranchos Elementary students are learning about their cultural heritage thanks to the Taos Archeological Society. more…

Enos Garcia Elementary School

Enos Garcia Elementary students are experimenting with liquids and solids, making bottle tornadoes and learning about the color palette. more…

Questa Alta Vista Elementary School

Questa’s Alta Vista Elementary students meet at the village community center with access to a public library and playground. more…

Community Health Crew (CHC)

These six AmeriCorps members have a strong interest in healthcare and a desire to help their community. more…