FYS Employment


Join the best team in the Columbia River Gorge! 

For over two decades Forest Youth Success has been providing Skamania County youth a summer job opportunity. Over the years more than 700 students have participated in the program that has helped remove dams, build new trail systems, released endangered species back into the wild and MUCH more. Pair these experiences with the opportunity to know yourself and others better as you work alongside hardworking, energetic, and encouraging crew leaders and you have the makings of an
awesome summer work experience. 

Check out our 2024 Recruitment Flier (PDF)


Skamania County students in grades 8 and above are eligible to apply. Youth must be 14 years old as of June 15th, 2024.  

You can review the full application packet to read more about the position and requirements: 2024 Student Application (PDF)

Way to Submit Your Application:
  • Scan & Email it to [email protected] by the deadline
  • Turn it in to your school front office by the deadline
  • Mail it to WSU 4-H, PO Box 369, Stevenson WA 98648 by the deadline
Youth Applications for this year are closed. 


Each Spring, we also hire Adult Crew Leaders to lead our teens through the program. We are hiring for the 2024 summer season! We have completed hiring for this year and all positions are filled. 

You can always get on our list to be notified when the applications open for next season. Send an email to [email protected].

FYS Crew Leader Position Description (PDF)

Adult Application (PDF)



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