Trapper Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center

Having trouble viewing this email?Click here *** UPDATE *** CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT/ANB FUNDING MONTANA PROGRAM GUIDELINES (August 2013) “Montana has three distinct programs that students may be enrolled in, concurrent with their high school enrollment: Job Corps, MT Youth Challenge and MT Digital Academy. Enrollment in these programs is designed to lead to a student’s high [...]

About 20 years ago Justin Roberts was a wide-eyed, pragmatic, local high school graduate; he was a smart, hard working kid that didn’t know what he was going to do now that high school was over. He certainly didn’t know that he would become one of the best finish carpenters in the Bitterroot Valley. Over [...]

Worthwhile Work

June 25th, 2013

Since 2001, Trapper Creek Job Corps students and staff have joined arms with the Ravalli County Council on Aging and have logged some pretty impressive statistics. For instance, over the last 13 years more than 700 Trapper Creek students have cumulatively volunteered more than 7,000 hours or 175, 40-hour weeks, totaling 3.3 years of voluntary [...]

[Question] Where did you grow up? [Sean] Livingston, Montana [Question] What was your childhood like? [Sean] I had an amazing childhood in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. My mother raised me and my three older brothers in a very loving and healthy environment. My family though, is a little bit out of the [...]

13 minutes ago  •  By PERRY BACKUS Ravalli Republic DARBY – Sean Barrere will tell you that his life is like night and day. “Sometimes I can’t hardly believe how much I’ve changed in a year,” said the 20-year-old from Livingston. “It’s like we’re talking about two totally different people.” A little over a year [...]


April 19th, 2013

LEARNING TO BE SUPERMAN Kevin Levy was an inner-city kid with an out-of-doors dream, “I really wanted to continue to be a role model for my brothers like when we were kids. The best way for me to do that was to follow my dream of being a Fire Fighter. In order to do that, [...]

It was a year to the month of my son David’s death when I received a call from a caseworker in Texas. She heard we were a foster and adoptive family of children with medical special needs. That was 15 years ago.   They had a baby boy, almost two years of age, with severe [...]

CLICK LINK BELOW FOR VIDEO Trapper Creek Job Corps building futures of Westfork family (NBC Montana) The federal government program offering free academic and vocational training to eligible students 16 to 24 is feeling serious cuts. That’s because the branch of the federal agency overseeing national Job Corps funding admits it mismanaged close to $100 million [...]

  “If I can not win let me at least be brave in making the attempt.” A worthy motto for all of us, but especially for the 130 athletes who participated in this year’s Winter Special Olympic Games at Lost Trail Powder Mountain, high atop the Continental Divide where Montana and Idaho meet. For 32 [...]

“We really want to establish the ‘wellness and work’ connection with our students”, said Annemarie McCormack, Health Facility Manager, “our goal is for the students to see the clear link between work success and lifestyle choices”.