Accepting Nominations

  • January 14, 2014
  • Posted by MCC

The purpose of the AAC is to provide input from an alumni perspective on how the organization can help alumni utilize their MCC experience to further their goals and foster a sense of community in order to help the organization fulfill its mission and meet specific goals.

L to R: USFS Deputy Regional Forester, Tom Schmidt, MCC CEO & President, Jono McKinney, Hungry Horse/Glacier View and Tally Lake Ranger Districts Trails Manager, Darin Fischer, Northern Rockies Regional Supervisor, Clifford Kipp

2013 Sponsor of the Year

  • December 20, 2013
  • Posted by Nate Hess

Fisher joined the Hungry Horse/Glacier View and Tally Lake Ranger Districts as Trail Manager in 2009. Since then, his trainings and support have directly contributed to the fulfillment of MCC’s mission and core values.

Congratulations to all of our Field Crew Leaders on a excellent 2013 season!

MCC Recognized as 21st Century Conservation Service Corps

  • November 22, 2013
  • Posted by Nate Hess

Forest Service, Northern Region, Deputy Regional Forester, Tom Schmidt, joined the Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) in Boulder Hot Springs last week, to celebrate the end of an AmeriCorps term for 50 MCC crew leaders.

Leaders Wanted: Apply Today!

  • October 24, 2013
  • Posted by Smai

MCC is now accepting applications for field crew and youth crew leader positions for the 2014 season!

We traveled for hours, far from home, through cities and towns, a deep mine, and a wide valley that could have been the footprint of a god. Finally, we made camp by the river of no return, and began our work the following day.

MCC Youth Crew Helps Out at Special K Ranch

  • July 24, 2013
  • Posted by Theresa Bushman

In the Billings Gazette on July 18, 2012.  By Zach Benoit.  Tyler Sproule, a resident at the Special K Ranch just east of town, pointed to the rows of tomato plants hanging behind him, their thick vines heavy with not-quite-ripe fruit and curling around supports. See those there,” he asked. “Lowering these would normally take us like three days and we did it one day. I like having these new faces here. Those new faces are a group of Montana Conservation Corps members — six teens and a pair of Americorps service members as group leaders — in the youth service program who are spending a week at the ranch helping out, working side by side with its staff and residents.

Building Family Ties

  • July 24, 2013
  • Posted by Nick Fritz

We decided to call our Crew Red family “Bison Inferno” as a combination of our “sense of place” with each other and the fact that we were working in such a hot burn area.

MCC Veterans Green Corps in the News

  • July 10, 2013
  • Posted by Nate Hess

Veterans Gain Experience on Public Lands. In the Laramie Boomerang. Friday, July 5, 2013

For Sean Haney, 23, a long day operating a chainsaw is fine work following a deployment as a cavalry scout in Afghanistan.

Montana teens, ages 15 to 17, needed to apply today!

  • May 21, 2013
  • Posted by Theresa Bushman

What are you doing this summer? Do you want to get outside, gain job skills, and have fun while doing it? Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) seeks Montana teens ages 15 to 17 to apply for a four-week, summer, camping experience with our Expedition program. As part of an MCC Expedition, you will live in the outdoors with a group of five other teens while working on projects like building and maintaining trails, tagging fish, planting trees, monitoring streams, and other outdoor work on public lands.

Board of Directors Meeting

  • May 13, 2013
  • Posted by Nate Hess

The next meeting of the MCC Board of Directors will be May 17th in Helena, MT.

Bozeman – Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) announced today that nearly 40 of its AmeriCorps national service members are set to deploy as part of the response effort to Hurricane Sandy. MCC will deploy members on a 30 day disaster response effort in coordination with the Corporation for National and Community (CNCS) Service and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

National Public Lands Day 2012

  • August 14, 2012
  • Posted by MCC

Join us for National Public Lands Day, September 29. We’re hosting events across the state.

Bozeman - Gallatin Regional Park
Missoula - Fort Missoula Regional Park and Milltown State Park
Billings - Pompeys Pillar National Monument and Sundance Recreation Area
Kalispell - Lone Pine State Park and Herron Park

Read more…

Alumni - Stay in Touch, Win an iPad!

  • June 18, 2012
  • Posted by MCC

Hello Alumni!

Help us stay connected with you by verifying or updating your contact information with us. As a thank you we will send you our 2011 annual report and enter your name in a drawing to win an iPad.

2012 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship

  • March 27, 2012
  • Posted by MCC

The Youth Serve Montana Scholarship rewards up to 70 high school seniors, who have volunteered 100 hours in the last year, with a $1,000 scholarship to attend one of 20 Montana colleges and universities that are part of the Montana Campus Compact ( If you successfully completed our Expedition program then you have completed the required 100 hours! The most competitive applications will show additional service above and beyond the MCC program, but fear not if all of your volunteer hours come from MCC-there’s always a chance-so get your application in, too!


Veterans Sought for Summer and Fall Training

  • February 06, 2012
  • Posted by MCC

MCC is currently seeking veterans for summer and fall Veterans Green Corps crews. Camp entire session, no need to relocate. Learn skills to pursue jobs in wildfire and forestry mgt. Certs include S212 and S130/190. Call today 1-866-JOIN MCC. More here:

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