Educational Opportunities: Conservation Camps


Gwen Kohut, Campership Chairman

June 12-17,  2017

Do you know a boy or girl aged 14-18 (by January 1) who would enjoy spending a week at camp learning about: forest products, park and forest recreation ,wildlife management, water resources, law enforcement, nature study, soil and water conservation ,non renewable resources,youth conservation? Then sponsor him/her to Conservation Camp. Beginning this year, campers may return to camp without being asked to be a junior counselor. Cost is $185 per camper. Clubs wishing to sponsor a camper, but do not have anyone to send, contact Chairman Gwen Kohut, 583 Benedum Run Road, Bridgeport, WV 26330   304-623-1927
Email: for information or application.

Checks should be made out to WV Conservation Camp.

For more detailed information go to

Camp brochure:



Junior Conservation Camp 2017

June 19-23, 2017 at Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Cost: $172 per camper

The DEP Junior Conservation Camp is open to anyone between the ages of 11 and 14. The camp offers a wide variety of classes that will enhance the participant’s knowledge of the environment and enable them to become good stewards of our natural resources. Classes include forestry, wildlife, archery, water study, recycling, hunter education, fishing, and many others. Sports activities include basketball, kickball, volleyball, and more.


For more information contact:

Gwen Kohut, WVGC, Inc Conservation Camp Chairperson

304-623-1927 or 304-203-2545 and email is