Stewards of Shenandoah

We envision a future with resilient ecosystems and dedicate ourselves to capturing the hearts and the minds of today’s youth. The Trust funds a spectrum of youth education programs, from elementary school-aged initiatives through post-college internships.

Current Projects

Shenandoah Youth Corps

Project Title: Shenandoah Youth Corps Project Purpose: to prepare the next generation of park stewards and accomplish much-needed work Project Goals: to create opportunities for…
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Internships at Shenandoah

Anyone who has worked with or managed interns knows it is an investment of time and resources. But, if the internship is well-structured and the…
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Play, Learn, Serve

SNP Trust supports Shenandoah National Park’s Education Programming, providing a broad range of recreational, educational, and service-learning experiences in Shenandoah National Park for youth and…
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Volunteer Coordinator

Shenandoah’s volunteer program is a powerful force that provides vital support and creates enthusiastic advocates for the park’s mission. Each year, approximately 700 volunteers donate…
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Past Projects

Expert in Residence Fund

This fund allows park managers to engage outside experts in natural resource protection, cultural resource preservation, and other park-related goals for short- to mid-term projects.…
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Research Fellowships

The National Park Service faces a number of increasingly complex issues that threaten the integrity of natural ecosystems, cultural resources, and visitor experiences at Shenandoah…
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Robert Jacobsen Employee Development Fund

Named for a beloved retired superintendent of Shenandoah National Park, the Robert Jacobsen Employee Development Fund supports park employee participation in leadership and other career-enhancing…
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