Engaging youth in leadership, stewardship, and teamwork on public lands in Southern Arizona.
The YES! (Youth Engaged Stewardship) program takes place over 12 sessions during the spring and summer. Up to 12 youth ages 14-19 are selected from applications submitted by mid-February for the 2020 program.
YES! Program Goals
The goals of the Youth Engaged Stewardship program are to:
- Connect youth to public lands
- Provide a pathway for developing life-long appreciation for and careers in natural resources
- Develop youth leadership skills.
We support youth as decision makers on public land.
Learn more about the program and apply:
About the Program
Get the details of the YES! program, including an overview of the program and the YES! 2018 recap and 2012-2018 program accomplishments.
Who We Are
The success of YES! requires partners and many individuals to become involved in the program.
The most current schedule for YES!, including information on the pre-session and primary sessions.
How to Apply
Applying to participate in YES! is easy. Learn more.
What have the YES! youth contributed that is sustainable? Quite a lot.