The 2017 Youth Conservation Camp for students interested in Environmental Studies will be held July 9-15, 2017 at the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, VA. Students from across the Commonwealth in grades 9 through 12 learn about environmental resource concerns and explore the mountains of Virginia. To sign up for the 2017 Conservation Youth Camp, fill out the 2017 Camper Application and return it to the Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District by April 14, 2017. Click here for the 2017 Camper Application; e-mail Mary.email@example.com and the Education Director will e-mail you an application; or come by the office at 22545 Center Parkway, Accomac, VA. You can return the form by e-mailing it to Mary Melson at Mary.firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing or faxing the application to the address or fax number to the right.
Ye Accawmacke Garden Club and Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District sponsored Dyshawn Beckett, Carolyn Olmsted and Toby Hamilton as campers last year. A Cascades Hike, a Dairy Science tour on an Agriculture Farm, Volleyball at Mountain Lake, cookouts and Water Quality/Nutrient Management activities are just a few events that were experienced at the Youth Conservation Camp. Above are pictures of the great time they had at the VASWCD Conservation Camp while learning about lake ecology, shoreline erosion, GIS technology, stream morphology, tree identification, karst geology and fisheries management. Youth Conservation Camp is conducted by the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Visit their website to learn more and see the current year's pictures and slide show.
Click here for Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts' (VASWCD) website.
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Youth Conservation Camp
for high school students
interested in Environmental Studies
Camper of 2016 Youth Conservation Camp above
Virginia TECH Campus, Blacksburg, VA
40th Annual 2016 Youth Conservation Camp
July 9-15, 2017
Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District
22545 Center Parkway
Accomac, VA 23301