Our Impact

Our impact goes far beyond one week…it travels to citizens throughout the state of Pennsylvania.

To date, our youth have reached over 20,000 people across the commonwealth with their outreach accomplishments.

 The Academy has graduated over 200 high achieving youth from 54 counties across the state as well as  students from Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.
Our youth have:
  • conducted 932 conservation education, communication, and service projects and
  • engaged in over 4,000 contact hours with the public.
Check out where our youth are from…


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Our students have worked with conservation organizations including: 

Audubon PA
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Clear Water Conservancy
Conservation Officers of Pennsylvania Association
National Wild Turkey Federation
Ruffed Grouse Society
Trout Unlimited
Quality Deer Management Association
The Wildlife Society, PA Chapter.

They have also worked with conservation agencies including:
local and state parks
conservation districts
Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Learn more about our supporters…



When you give to the Wildlife Leadership Academy, you invest in the next generation of conservation leaders. Our students are passionate, caring and want to make a difference!

Make your investment in Pennsylvania's youth today!


Michele Kittell, Executive Director
116 Market St.
Lewisburg, PA 17837

email: mkittell@piceweb.org
phone: 570.245.8518

updates via email

A Cooperative Intiative

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The Wildlife Leadership Academy is a cooperative initiative of various state agencies and conservation organizations. It is coordinated and
administered by the Pennsylvania Institute for Conservation Education, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.