State’s Junior Conservation Camp Set for June 18-22, 2012
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Youth Environmental Program is hosting the 32nd annual West Virginia Junior Conservation Camp for young people, ages 11-14, from June 18-22, 2012 at Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley.
Junior Conservation Camp offers a wide variety of classes that focus on sound environmental education.
Approximately 200 campers will learn how to conserve West Virginia’s natural resources and attend classes on subjects such as wildlife, archery, recycling, soil conservation, geocaching/orienteering, hunter safety, water study, forestry, fishing and more. Sports activities also are included.
Camp assemblies are scheduled throughout the week and feature guest speakers.
Many dedicated and knowledgeable employees from the DEP, the Division of Natural Resources and the Division of Forestry will serve as camp counselors and leaders.