Student Conservation Association, Historic Preservation Corp

 Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Hands on Architectural Conservation Training and Experience


The SCA's conservation ethos is extended to the treatment of historic buildings.
Training and projects vary each season. 
Crew members receive introduction to preservation related carpentry, painting and other skills.


First Year: Peter's House, Bushkill Pa.
See National Trust for Historic Preservation's Hands On Preservation Experience Article














2015 Program: Todd Lodge, Camp K-E-P, Walpack Twp. NJ.

Replacing damaged portion of sill.

Rebuilding stone steps

Removing broken glass.
   Repairing door jambs (right)


Cutting new glass (above).      Installing and glazing (right).




Cutting and fitting infill to holes and damaged ends of original siding. (above)

Epoxy conolidation and repairs to siding boards. (left)









2016: Christie House, Walpack Twp. NJ.

Surface Prep

Cutting Slate

Scarfing and sistering Sill

Door restoration

2017 Program Information

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