Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center

    Tim Gathering and Marshall Sims admiring their hardwork. Schenck Job Corps CCC students, assist with the annual “Festival of Trees.” The annual Christmas tree display called the “Festival of Trees” was celebrated at the historic Silvermont Mansion in Brevard, NC.  The Festival of Trees is a fundraiser given each year for the Children’s [...]

Over the past few weekends, painters from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) have volunteered their time to help out individuals from SAFE, Inc. of Transylvania County.  After beginning the painting project during National Volunteer Week, Schenck painters have chosen to continue the project in an effort to paint all the interior rooms of [...]

“If you want a healthy life, then eat right, starting today!”  This is a statement that Darius King, Schenck Student Government Association (SGA) representative, has continuously emphasized throughout the last six weeks.  Over these last six weeks, the SGA collaborated with the Wellness Department at Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) to promote a [...]

“When you think you have hard times; well, think that other people have it even harder.”  This comment was made by Derek Becker, one of the many students from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) that joined forces with Project Linus on a recent community service project.  For this project, Schenck students and staff [...]

Since mid-January, students from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center have teamed up with the City of Brevard on the Bracken Mountain project.  Joining several other volunteers in the community, Schenck students have volunteered many weekends in an effort to pave the way for a notable milestone for the City of Brevard and its residents.  [...]

Over the past two weeks, students from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center joined thousands of employers and students around the country, taking part in the annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day.  The actual date of the event was February 2nd, but Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center decided to expand Groundhog Job Shadow Day into [...]

The Type II Fire Crew from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center just returned from a fire assignment at Alligator River, near Manteo, North Carolina.  Mike Coren and two Squad Bosses (Richard Spriggs and David Finnin) led eleven Schenck students on this assignment, an assignment managed by a joint command between the U.S. Fish and [...]

Students from the landscaping department at Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center showed their Christmas spirit by helping out the Children’s Center of Transylvania County.  The two organizations worked together in preparing for the Festival of Trees at the Silvermont mansion in Brevard.  The Festival of Trees is an annual event that benefits the Children’s [...]

Students from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center offered their technical assistance to the Cradle of Forestry in building a roof cover for the Cradle’s outdoor amphitheater.  The project started in mid-October, and the students put the finishing touches on the amphitheater in the first part of December. While students from the painting department completed [...]

In honor of National Veterans Awareness Week, students from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center thought of various ways to show their appreciation to veterans in all parts of the world.  The students from the Education Elite committee completed several projects, such as writing letters to military members and their families, designing banners for VA [...]