It is an organization that engages young people as active citizens to improve the environment and their communities. It provides materials and resources for developing projects for service learning through community action and provides networking opportunities with teams throughout the country, Earth Force provides a framework and program for moving students to action. Pennsylvania Earth Force projects are located in Erie, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
Examples of Stewardship & Service Learning Projects
- Become a DCNR Volunteer by contacting your local state park or state park forest office. (www.dcnr.state.pa.us)
- Check out iConserve PA, a DCNR initiative at www.iConservePA.org. Get great ideas about conservation and how you can get involved in local projects.
- Check out the Earth Force: Student action initiatives at www.earthforce.org.
- Visit www.penncord.org for ideas on how to become involved in your community.