Youth Conservation Camp, July 10 – 16th, 2022

on the campus of  Virginia Tech. Deadline: May 23rd.

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.

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

Download either a word or PDF version of the Camp Application below. 

Word – 2022 Camper Application

PDF –2022 Camper Application

Please submit your application to Jennifer Venable at

Younger students (13-16 year olds) check out the VA Dept. of Forestry  Camp Woods & Wildlife  held June 20-24, 2022