The Excelsior Conservation Corps is a brand new program slated to start on January 18th in collaboration with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and AmeriCorps. In Governor Cuomo’s 2015 State of the…Continue
"I'm not built for climbing, and I've got a thing with heights. So if anyone else is in my boat I'll probably just be using the gym on campus instead. Let me know and we'll get a schedule together in the first week or so while we…"
Just in case you were thinking that conservation work won't be enough of a physical workout on your body... There is a rock climbing gym about 45 minutes Northwest of Morrisville in Syracuse that has some good deals. The flier is posted up in the dormitory for you all to look at. Not a climber? (I will teach you...) Well, there is also a gym on campus and below are details from one of our SCA Project Leaders- Andy about that as well....Here is the website with the times and membership rates. …See More
Good to see you are all getting your gear in order! My suggestion as you all start to do so, is to think about the environments you will be in this year, and the work you will be doing. In other words, here are my words of wisdom to…"
The Excelsior Conservation Corps is a brand new program slated to start on January 18th in collaboration with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and AmeriCorps. In Governor Cuomo’s 2015 State of the State Address, he proposed the creation of a modern day version of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) called the Excelsior Conservation Corps (ECC) to be operated by the Student Conservation Association under the auspices of the NYS Commission on National and Community Services and in partnership…See More
I noticed there wasn't a group on here for people serving with this corps. Until that changes, this is here for anyone that wants to meet others also serving in the NYS Excelsior Conservation Corps.See More