What ages can come to Conservation Camp?
Young men and women at least 14 and not yet 18 (as of the start of camp) are welcome to sign up for camp
How do I register?
Registration is handled through an online system operated by West Virginia University Extension’s 4-H program.
If your camp fees are being paid by a parent or someone else helping you register, you can make your payment using the secure online system.
If you are requesting a camp scholarship, you will need to register and select the “scholarship” option. Our staff will attempt to match funding organizations with students. You will be notified when or if a successful match has been made.
How much does camp cost?
The cost for each camper is two hundred dollars ($230.00) and is typically provided the community sponsors, parents, or other individuals.
These funds provide food, lodging and basic insurance, which covers campers from the time of departure from their place of residence until they return home at the close of camp.
Checks should be made payable to WV State Conservation Camp.
Does the camp have insurance?
Insurance – The WV State Conservation Camp has limited insurance in that campers without insurance will be covered. Those with insurance are expected to use their own and the camp insurance will cover any additional funds if needed.
How do I get to Camp?
Campers are responsible to arrange their own transportation to and from Camp Caesar. In some cases, a sponsoring agency may be able to assist in arranging transportation.
Who sponsors campers for Conservation Camp?
The following organizations sponsor the West Virginia Conservation Camp through appointment of camp staff, scholarships, grants, and selection of campers.
• West Virginia Division of Forestry
• West Virginia Conservation Education Council
• West Virginia University Cooperative Extension Service
• West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
• West Virginia Division of Parks and Tourism
• Bureau of Vocational Education
• West Virginia Conservation Districts
• West Virginia Conservation Agency
• Natural Resource Conservation Service
• West Virginia Garden Clubs, Inc.
• Izaak Walton League of America
• National Park Service and Sportsmen’s Clubs
• National Rifle Association
Memorial scholarships have been funded in the names of I.B. “Tubby” Boggs, George Sharpe, Col. Allen Woodburn, Clay Messinger, George Griffith, Wesley Frame Jr. and Bob Combs.
What is the camp's media policy?
During registration, you will be asked to select if you do or do not consent to the publication of the image and likeness of the camper.
These could include the camper being videotaped, audiotaped or photographed for the following uses:
• Educational/Instructional media
• Recruitment/Outreach media
• Development media
• Newsworthy media documentation