Youth Conservation Camp

Youth Conservation Camp

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 – April 27, 2018


  • 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 2018 YCC Guidelines

Download a PDF version 2018 SVSWCD Camper Application

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