Every teenager or young adult has a pathway to success, regardless of life circumstances

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Guide and mentor young adults using education, job skills training and community service to help develop productive citizens.

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We are committed to providing Lake County’s young people with education, certification programs and career development to build skills for life.

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Building Skills for Life

Youth Conservation Corps began in 1974 as a program for high school youth to offer hands-on conservation work on public lands with environmental education.

Save the Date

Our Person of the Year event will be Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Independence Grove in Libertyville. Learn more.

Ariana’s Story

Until I came to YCC, I never thought that I had value as a person. Now at 19, I have the confidence and drive to know I can make a difference in this world if I try. 

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