Student Mentors & Crew Members

Forest Youth Success Trail Crews

Crews are comprised of 1 adult crew leader, 2 mentors, and 4 crew members to work together as a team to complete various projects in Skamania County. FYS calls on the value of mentorship for juniors and seniors to gain positive leadership experience and for younger crew members to learn from the experience of older students. 

Mentors: 
Must be a Skamania County resident
Must be a current 10th & 11th grade student
Looking to improve leadership skills
Expected to role model successful work habits for crew members

Crew Members: 
Must be a Skamania County resident
Current 8th or 9th grade student 
Looking for a positive summer job experience
Willing to work hard 

Forest Youth Success isn't just a summer program. It's a job. 

  • Paid hourly-Receive a REAL paycheck
  • Expected to show up on time and ready to work
  • Be a part of a team
  • Participate fully in all activities
  • Work outside in various weather
  • Have fun while you get the job done

 It's an OPPORTUNITY to:

  • Make friends
  • Earn high school credit
  • Explore the Gifford Pinchot National Forest
  • Work with great adults
  • Get work recommendations
  • And so much more!