Virginia Cooperative Extension, office located in the Sedwick Building at 146 N. Madison Rd., Phone 540-672-1361
Mailing Address: 146 N. Madison Rd. Suite 102, Orange, VA 22960
Culpeper Soil & Water Camps
Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District
offers up to 4 scholarships for area students
to attend summer camp.
The eligible camps are:
Holiday Lake Forestry Camp
June 18-23, 2018 at Holiday Lake 4-H Education Center within the Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest
Students ages 13-16 are eligible for this camp, which is coordinated by the Virginia Department of Forestry. Topics include: sustainable forest management practices, timber harvesting and reforestation, tree measurements and environmental protection. For more information, click http://www.dof.virginia.gov/forestry/camp/index.htm.
Applications are due April 1st annually.
Youth Conservation Camp
July 8-14, 2018 at Virginia Tech
Students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year are eligible for this camp, which is coordinated by the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Topics include: lake ecology, fisheries management, forestry and wildlife issues, turfgrass management, land use planning, soils, agricultural best management practices, geology, shoreline erosion and stream morphology.
Applications are due by April 15. Click http://www.culpeperswcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2018-Camper-Application_VASWCD.pdf for an application.