High school students participate in a semester-long ecological restoration and management project in Central Park’s woodlands, including maintaining rustic trails, removing invasive plants, and cultivating new plantings.
Fulfills community service requirements. Acceptance is through a competitive application process. Grades 9-12.
October – November: Saturdays, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Application Available: June 9, 2014
Application Deadline: September 15, 2014
March – May: Saturdays, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Application Available: December 8, 2014
Application Deadline: January 31, 2015
April – May: Wednesdays, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Application Available: January 12, 2015
Application Deadline: February 28, 2015
For more information or to receive an application, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ROOTS and Woodlands Youth Crew are sponsored by The Heckscher Foundation for Children.
Generous funding for ROOTS and Summer Internships is provided by The Pinkerton Foundation. All Youth Education & Service Programs are made possible in part by The Barker Welfare Foundation; The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation, Inc.; and the William E. Weiss Foundation, Inc./Daryl Brown Uber, with additional support provided by the Paulson Family Foundation.