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YOUTH-IN-SERVICE PROGRAMS

What groups come to the park?

  • Church Groups
  • Youth Conservation Corps
  • Classes and/or clubs from local schools
  • Green Job Training Programs
  • Organizations assisting homeless youth in work experience programs

What kinds of projects do groups work on?

  • Acequia maintenance
  • Weed removal
  • Tree planting
  • Invasive species removal
  • Composting
  • Pruning/deadheading flowers
  • Bike path/trail maintenance

Interested in volunteering as an individual? Check out our Yardmaster Volunteer Program!

During the Summer of 2018, Rocky Mountain Youth Corp and New Mexico School for the Deaf partnered to create…

the ASL Conservation Crew

During their time in the park, the ASL crew repaired the Community Garden fence, maintained the community compost, the acequia and their work culminated

in a community picnic in the park. The crew created the menu, bought and prepared the food, and even harvested fresh mint from the garden to add to the lemonade. The crew led a tour of their Summer work in the Railyard Park, while teaching ASL to the public.

Sign Up Your School or Youth Group

If you are interested or want to learn more, e-mail our program coordinator, Shannon Palermo at Shannon@railyardpark.org or submit the form below and we will be in touch soon.

(note: field trips/ youth group programs must be booked at least 3 weeks in advance.)

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