Two conservation summer camp opportunities are available for middle and high school students this summer in northern Wisconsin. Michigan’s Upper Peninsula youth are also welcome.

Middle school youth (entering sixth- to eighth-grade in fall) are invited to attend Sand Lake Conservation Camp at Camp Bird near Crivitz from June 17-19. The fee is $100 ($150 after May 20) and includes room, board, T-shirt, and all activities/programs. People may visit (search for “Sand Lake” or “Conservation Camp”) for more information. Registrations not accepted after June 3 and are first-come, first-served; space is limited. The registration packet is available online, or people can request it via mail/email. For more information or to request registration materials, please call Anne Bartels, Education Specialist/Camp Director, at 715-732-7784 or email

High school youth (entering ninth- through 12th-grade in fall; must be 17 or under) are invited to participate in the Wisconsin Land + Water Conservation Association Youth Conservation Camp, June 22-25 at the North Lakeland Discovery Center in Manitowish Waters. Wildlife programs, habitat restoration projects, daily field trips, teambuilding activities, and hands-on activities provide an in-depth look at natural resources management and careers. Registration fee is $250 and covers all programs, meals, snacks, lodging and a T-shirt. The deadline is May 29. People may register online at or people may contact Kim Warkentin at the Wisconsin Land + Water Conservation Association at 608-441-2677 or email

People may also contact their local county Land & Water Conservation or UW-Extension office for any available scholarships offered.