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Rocky Mountain Youth Corps Turns 30
“A Toast to Trails & Tales” 30th Anniversary Celebration Sat., Sept. 30, at Steamboat Grand
Steamboat Springs, CO (July 25, 2023) – Rocky Mountain Youth Corps celebrates its 30th year in 2023, continuing its award-winning tradition of engaging youth in the outdoors while linking community, education and environment through service. RMYC, housed in a 4,300-square-foot headquarters on a 3.4-acre campus in Steamboat Springs, Colo., has served more than 13,000 youth (and 250,000 PBJs) in its three decades of service, including more than 5,000 through its Yampa Valley Science School program. The nonprofit’s “A Toast to Trails & Tales” 30th Anniversary Celebration on Sat., Sept. 30, at the Steamboat Grand Hotel will also honor founder Gretchen Van De Carr, who is retiring after 30 years in January 2024.
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps Ramps Up Fire Mitigation Efforts
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO (July 14, 2023) – With the 3,000-acre Spring Creek Fire near Parachute ushering in Colorado’s 2023 wildfire season, Steamboat Springs, Colo.-based Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is hot on the trail with its fire mitigation efforts, tripling its chainsaw crews this year to seven, including its first all-female adult fire mitigation crew. Its enhanced fire-mitigation program continues its tradition of engaging youth in the outdoors while linking community, education and environment through service.
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