Sound to Summit Crew

Age: 15-18
Length: 5 weeks
Compensation: Base stipend of up to $1,250 ($250 per week) plus earn up to $250 ($50 per week) in Bonuses. Rates are based on attendance.

Do you want to be a part of something that makes a difference in your own community?  Youth Corps Community crews will learn how to build trails, enhance natural habitats, remove invasive species, and develop many other valuable skills while connecting young people to their local and regional community.

The Tacoma Sound to Summit crews will each be comprised of 10 youth (15-18) and 2 adult leaders. They will work for five weeks with the city of Tacoma as a youth community crew completing a variety of local conservation projects. Youth will meet each morning at the crew vehicle which is centrally located in town, complete somewhere around 6-6.5 hours of work, have one hour of education, and then return to the meeting location. During the fifth week we plan on taking a long day trip to Mount Rainier National Park to learn more about natural resources and the outdoors.  

Northwest Youth Corps programs provide excellent work and leadership experience for any career field or college as well as provide excellent references for future prospects. Once the program is completed, the graduates can also join our extensive Alumni Network that dates back as far as 1984.


Program Schedule  

Tacoma Sound to Summit 1  6/22-7/24  $125*

Tacoma Sound to Summit 2   7/27-8/28  $125*


* Tuition assistance is available based on need. We do not want tuition cost to be a barrier for anyone.