The 2017 Youth Conservation Camp has concluded. Check back for 2018 Youth Conservation Camp information.
Youth Conservation Camp
The Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts sponsors a week long summer conservation camp for Virginia high school students (currently enrolled in grades 9-12) on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.
The program brings together interested students from around the state for a week of learning about Virginia’s natural resources from conservation professionals and faculty from Virginia Tech. Most of the instruction is hands-on and outdoors.
The Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation District will sponsor two students from Rockingham and/or Page County who would like to attend the camp.
This year’s conservation camp will be held July 8-14, 2018.
To fill out an application stop by the district office. You can also download a PDF version of the application from the link below.
Applications due –
- To provide high school students interested in natural resources and conservation a fun and exciting week-long educational opportunity to attend a camp held at Virginia Tech.
- To give financial support to students showing a strong desire to attend camp.
Download a PDF version of 2017 YCC Guidelines
Download a PDF version 2017 SVSWCD Camper Application
Camp Highlights 2017
For more information please visit: http://www.vaswcd.org/conservation-camp