Summer 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 19-24, 2017 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 here.

Applications are due April 1st annually.

Youth Conservation Camp

July 9-15, 2017 at Virginia Tech

Students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 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 April 15th annually. Click here for an application.