This will be the 43rd year the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts has sponsored a week long summer conservation camp for Virginia high school students on the campus of Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. Applicants must be in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year.
Twelfth graders who graduate in May, June, July or Au-gust are eligible to attend. Campers that have previously attended cannot attend for a second time. This year the camp will be held July 7-13, 2019. The program brings together students from across the State for a week of learning about Virginia’s natural resources from conservation professionals and faculty at Virginia Tech. Most of the instruction is hands-on and outdoors.
The Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District and Ye Accawmacke Garden Club are offering scholarships to send two Eastern Shore high school students to Youth Conservation Camp. During the week-long camp, campers will learn about lake ecology, fisheries management
There will be tours of the Forest Products Center, Swine Center and Veterinary Teaching Hospital. If hiking to the Cascades Waterfall, tree identification, swimming, fishing, insect identification
Please direct all camp related questions to Mary Melson at (757)302-4433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.