July 9th – 15th on the campus of Virginia Tech

Applications due May 4th!

For over 40 years, the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts has sponsored a week long summer conservation camp for Virginia high school students (currently enrolled in grades 9th-12th) on the campus of Virginia Tech. The program brings together around 70 interested students 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.

Download an application here -> 2023-YCCApplication

See highlights of the 2019 YCC camp here -> 2019-Youth-Conservation-Camp-Annual-Report

Please submit your application to Jennifer Venable at jennifer.venable@lswcd.org.

Younger students (13-16 year olds), please check out the VA Dept. of Forestry  Camp Woods & Wildlife .