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Applications available for Youth Conservation Camp

Youth Conservation Camp applications are now available at the Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District for Gloucester, Middlesex and Mathews county students that are currently in the ninth through 12th grades.

Youth Conservation Camp is a weeklong camp that is sponsored by the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts for a week of learning about the state’s natural resources from conservation professionals and Virginia Tech faculty. Most of the instruction is hands-on and outdoors. The camp will be held the week of July 10-16 at Virginia Tech.

Two students are chosen by Tidewater SWCD to attend this camp at Virginia Tech each year. Camp admission, meals and lodging during the camp (a $550 value) are provided by Tidewater SWCD. Transportation to and from camp is the sole responsibility of the camper. While at camp students will bunk in the college dorms and be involved in many activities and educational events. Applications may be found online at www.ti...

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