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Youth Education

Camp Woods and Wildlife

Scholarship to attend Camp Woods and Wildlife for FREE!

Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District (PWSWCD) is sponsoring 10 students to attend Camp Woods and Wildlife for FREE-no $95 fee!  That means that you need to send the application to PWSWCD instead of Department of Forestry.  Here is our address, email, or fax:

PWSWCD

8850 Rixlew Lane

Manassas, VA  20109
or

education@pwswcd.org

or

Fax:(571)379-8305

Who is eligible?

Camp Woods and Wildlife is open to boys and girls who

  • are aged 13 to 16 as of the first day of camp

  • are Virginia residents

  • show an interest in natural resources

  • have good academic standing

  • have not attended before

Campers are selected from nominations made by any non-related adult. Examples include teachers, forestry and wildlife professionals, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, 4-H and Scout Leaders, and partner sponsoring organizations.

 

Application Process:

  • Applications for Camp Woods and Wildlife open in mid-January and close April 15. Check back in January for next year’s camp information.

  • Click on the application and nomination form here.

  • Prospective campers complete the first three sections of the application.

  • An adult nominator (not related to the camper) must complete the 4th section and submit the application.

    • Examples of nominators include teachers, forestry and wildlife professionals, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, youth group leaders, guidance counselors, and partner sponsoring organizations.

  • Applications without the nominator section completed, or submitted by someone other than the nominator, will not be accepted.

  • Nominators may submit forms by mail, e-mail, or fax to the above addresses or number.

For more information about the camp click here or email Kim Lowther at education@pwswcd.org.

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