Coronado Historic Site Hosts 2017 New Mexico Preserve America Youth Summit

Preserve America Youth Summit

Next Generation Stewards: Cultural Confluences  Albuquerque Area Historic Landscapes

The Preserve America Youth Summit, a program of Conservation Legacy, provides engaging on-site interactive learning experiences for students, teachers and service leaders at historic places. The Summits engage in local history, historic preservation, cultural conservation and heritage tourism issues to foster leadership and strengthen community efforts.

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Next Generation Stewards: Cultural Confluences is a four day program for New Mexico and Colorado middle and high school students and their teachers or service leaders at historic places near Albuquerque including  Coronado Historic Site and  Petroglyph National Monument. Participants selected through a competitive application process are offered community service hours and full scholarships for all program costs, including meals, transportation and lodging (lodging will be provided in Albuquerque, New Mexico throughout the Youth Summit).

During the Summit participants will:
• Explore nationally significant historic properties.
• Learn about current preservation projects.
• Participate in hands-on learning activities.
• Investigate interpretative approaches for National Parks and historic places.
• Study new programs and approaches to preservation and archaeology.
• Interact with other students and national and state leaders.
• Serve through work on an important community service project.
• Create recommendations for future generations.
• Understand issues and challenges of and protecting historic places.
• Engage in programs to better understand the region’s cultural heritage.
• Experience fun and unique activities.
• BE a leader! Your ideas will be shared at a public Town Hall!

SPACE IS LIMITED! Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
Applications available online at:
For more information contact Jessika Buell at


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