Serving Charles City, James City, New Kent, and York Counties, and the City of Williamsburg
Youth Conservation Camp
2023 Youth Conservation Camp will be held July 9 - 15 2023
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 Virginia Tech campus. The program brings together about 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.
Contact Sheila Jaruseski with questions or for additional camp information. Also contact Sheila if you are located outside of a local SWCD (find your local SWCD here).
Eligibility: Open to all Virginia high school students
currently enrolled in grades 9–12 in 2023
Location: Virginia Tech campus, Blacksburg, VA
Contact: Sheila Jaruseski
*Scholarship opportunities are available through our district.