Applications are open for Camp Woods & Wildlife, formerly called Holiday Lake Forestry Camp.
The 74th annual camp will be held June 20-24 at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center near Appomattox. The camp is hosted by the Virginia Department of Forestry, with support from other conservation agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals.
Classes cover topics such as wildlife habitat, tree identification, forest ecology, responsible timber harvesting, reforestation, mapping, and environmental protection. Campers also take part in exploratory classes, natural resource presentations, and a Lumberjack Field Day.
Applicants must be Virginia residents 13-16 years old in good academic standing, have an interest in natural resources, and must not have attended this camp before.
Financial sponsorship is provided by forest industries, conservation agencies, associations and individuals. As a result, every camper selected to attend receives a scholarship and pays only $85 to ...
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