Day of Service

About The Corps Network National Great Outdoors Day of Service

June is Great Outdoors Month: a nationally-recognized celebration of America's public lands and waters and the many ways to enjoy themThe Corps Network celebrates Great Outdoors Month with our National Great Outdoors Day of Service. Youth from Corps across the country, as well as many friends and partners of the Corps movement, come to Washington, DC to participate in service projects at iconic parks throughout the Nation's Capital. The purpose of of this event is as follows:

1. Inspire people to get outside and contribute to the preservation of America’s natural spaces.

2. Raise awareness about how Conservation Corps, volunteers and other national service programs play an extremely important role in protecting and improving our public lands.

3. Celebrate the service of Corpsmembers and other volunteers who help protect America's natural treasures and make our public lands and waters accessible. 

4. Make a Difference. There is over a billion dollars in backlogged maintenance projects on National Park Service properties in the DC-area alone. We hope to make a dent in the backlog and help our partners at NPS focus on other priority projects.

Sponsor

We invite you to consider sponsorship of The Corps Network Great Outdoors Day of Service. This is a great way to get involved in the Corps community and the national effort to engage more youth and veterans in service on public lands.

 


National Great Outdoors Day of Service 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

The Corps Network's 4th Annual National Great Outdoors Day of Service will happen in Washington, DC on Friday, June 16th. All are invited! Service projects will take place at parks throughout the nation's captial. More information can be found here


 


Celebrating Service in the Great Outdoors

Thursday, June 15, 2017

On Thursday, June 15th, The Corps Network will host a celebration of America's Corpsmembers: the young adults and veterans who serve our public lands and communities. Events will happen on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. More information can be found here


 


Learn about 2016 Day of Service

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Learn about 2015 Day of Service

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