How to Apply
The 2022 Backcountry Trails Program application period is now closed. Applicants should check their email accounts for communications from the Backcountry Trails team.
The 2023 season application will period will open in late 2022.
The Backcountry Trails Program provides safety gear and uniforms to all members, and can also provide most backpacking gear for those in financial need. See the Personal Equipment List for details.
The CCC Backcountry Trails Program is administered by CaliforniaVolunteers and sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service.