Program Applications

Main CCC Program

Backcountry Trails

Requirements to enroll in the CCC:

  • Must be a California resident
  • Ages 18 to 25, or U.S. military veteran up to age 29
  • Successfully pass fingerprint and background check, drug test, physical exam and training
  • Willing and able to work outdoors in all types of weather and conditions
  • Willing and able to respond to emergencies and be away from home or assigned center for two weeks or longer
  • Willing and able to participate in the CCC education program

Requirements for Backcountry Trails Program:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, U.S. National, or have a green card (applicants do NOT need to be California residents)
  • 18 to 25 years of age (unless currently in the CCC)
  • Not on parole or formal or supervised probation
  • Able to successfully pass background check, drug test, physical exam, and training
  • Willing and able to work outdoors in all types of weather and conditions for the whole season
  • Willing and able to participate in the Backcountry Trails education program