Summer Youth Project

Join us this summer as a Summer Youth Corps participant and work directly with our Stewardship Team to gain valuable workforce experience, learn team-building skills, and have fun! 

July 9th through August 8th, 2024
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM  

NSOLF Preserves throughout North Salem and Lewisboro, NY


Participants will assist staff in identifying and removing invasive plants that threaten the local landscape by crowding out native species that provide vital habitat and sustenance to wildlife. Participants will also conduct national resource surveys, plantings, and general preserve and trail maintenance throughout NSOLF properties. 


● Ability to identify local invasive and native species of flora and fauna
● Safest, most appropriate methods for removal of invasive species
● How to identify and manage ecosystems according to NYS regulations
● Documentation of fieldwork data
● Proper survey methods via cellular devices and GPS programs
● Designing and maintaining sustainable trails
● Teamwork and communication skills


This program is a volunteer opportunity for three individuals aged fifteen years and up. All interested parties should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with contact information, age, affirmation of driver’s license (if applicable), and a short explanation of interest in working with the North Salem Open Land Foundation this summer. You may also contact our office at (914) 669-5860 with further questions about enrollment.

We appreciate your interest in the North Salem Open Land Foundation Summer Youth Corps. We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Please CLICK HERE to download important documents for the Summer Youth Corps program