Summer Camps

Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District offers up to 4 scholarships for area students to attend summer camp.

Camp Woods & Wildlife (formerly Holiday Lake Forestry Camp)

Returning to Holiday Lake 4-H Education Center within the Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest in June 20-24, 2022!

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 here.

Applications are due April 1st annually.

Youth Conservation Camp

July 10-16, 2022 at Virginia Tech

Students in grades 9-12 for the current 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 to Culpeper SWCD by March 29th annually. (Released February 22, 2022 here.) Virginia Tech COVID protocols are here.