Any YCC peeps?

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Any YCC peeps?

Post by daisymaybee » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:14 pm

Just throwin this out there to see if there are any burners who were in the YCC back in it's heyday (late 70's).

Life changing experience for most of us.
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Re: Any YCC peeps?

Post by Dr. Pyro » Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:29 pm

I was unaware that Yuba City College had much of a following.

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Post by Sham » Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:28 pm

Doc, That was my thought too. It turns out it's something completely not that. 8)

YCC= Youth Conservation Corps (modeled after the CCC). A Summertime program of building forest infrastructure and trail work.

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Re: Any YCC peeps?

Post by fernley1 » Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:37 pm

Yes, I was in the YCC back in the summer of 1978. Worked out of Ukiah, California. Spent most of the summer working east of Willets making a hiking trail for a local park.

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Post by JohnTSR » Sun Apr 30, 2017 6:10 pm

Yes, I was in YCC at Crab Orchard Wildlife Refuge in Southern Illinois. Incredible experience.

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Re: Any YCC peeps?

Post by daisymaybee » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:22 pm

Still like the idea of an on-playa meetup for YCC folks from the early days.
If we consider "life-changing events" , YCC is surely one that qualifies for many (including myself).
There are some FB pages where people reconnect.
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Re: Any YCC peeps?

Post by Ballpark » Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:28 pm

I was in the YACC Forest Service version in 1979 through 81 or 82. Yeah, I’m old. Was 18 then. I worked in the Cleveland National Forest, Camp Ole on Mt Laguna. I also spent a year on San Clemente Island.
I really enjoyed that job. Doing fuel mod in the summer sucked but in the end I really missed it.
I wish I could get back out to San Clemente Island. I still spend office days on Mt. Laguna off of Thing Valley road.

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Post by Lonesomebri » Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:57 am

The California Conservation Corp brought me to Cali from Michigan, and changed my life. Del Norte Fire Center above the Klamath River. 1981-82
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Re: Any YCC peeps?

Post by Ballpark » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:47 pm

daisymaybee wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:22 pm
Still like the idea of an on-playa meetup for YCC folks from the early days.
If we consider "life-changing events" , YCC is surely one that qualifies for many (including myself).
There are some FB pages where people reconnect.
Too bad we can’t do it this year. That would have been fun.

Don.

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