Who should apply?

King County high school students entering Grades 10-12 who can commit to attending the entire 6-week summer program at TAF Bethaday Learning Center at Dick Thurneau Memorial Park. Program participants must be at least 15 years old by the start of the program. 

We seek individuals interested in learning about parks and the environment.  Prior experience or previous involvement with parks, environmental activities, or similar programs is not required. Populations who are historically underrepresented in environmental leadership and land management roles are encouraged to apply.

King County Parks and Recreation values diverse perspectives and life experience and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply

Fill out a King County job application by April 16, 2023 for the upcoming summer program.

No resume or cover letter needed!

Need help?

Are you a YCC applicant that needs some help with your application? Watch this video for tips on how to apply through the King County jobs website.

You also can join an upcoming Zoom session to view a walk-through of the application process and get your questions answered.  

Session 1: March 8, 4-5 p.m. 

Session 2: April 12, 4-5 p.m. 

Stay in touch about upcoming programs

Can’t participate in the 2023 program? Interested in applying in future years? Sign up for the YCC email list for future news and application dates.

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