To continue the efforts of the Student Conservation Association, Milwaukee (WI) Countyís Department of Parks, Recreation & Culture have revamped their Summer Youth Employment Program to engage teens and adults within nature. Funded through the City of Milwaukee's Earn & Learn Initiative, the program aims to increase land stewardship efforts and involvement within the community. In addition, the program is set to offer personal and professional development opportunities including resume building, job interview practice, and green career exploration. To find out more about Milwaukee County's Parks, Recreation & Culture efforts, check out the article below.
To learn more about how to create a naturalized playground and infuse play into pathway networks to encourage active lifestyles for children, families, and communities, request a full copy of the NatureGrounds and Paythways for Play program books, click here.