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2018 Youth Conservation Camp 

We are now accepting applications from grades 9-12 for the 42nd Annual Youth Conservation Camp at Virginia Tech.  Camp will be held Sunday, July 8 through Saturday, July 14, 2018.

Please complete and return your application to Halifax SWCD office at 171 S. Main Street / PO Box 247, Halifax, VA 24558 by April 11, 2018.

Contact Melissa Waller at (434)476-7923 if you have any questions.

2018 Camper Application 


Rain Barrel Workshop – April 21, 2018

The Halifax Soil & Water Conservation District and the Virginia Cooperative Extension-Southside Master Gardeners Association will be hosting a Rain Barrel Workshop during the Halifax Earth Day Extravaganza.  Participants will learn about the benefits of using rain barrels and will construct their own rain barrel to take home.  Your payment includes a quality food-grade barrel, required materials and hardware, instructions, and assistance needed to construct your rain barrel.  Click here to Register:  Rain Barrel Workshop Registration  


Board of Directors– Jason Fisher, Larry Layman, Bruce Pearce, Page Wilkerson, and Bobby Hall– Blair Hall, Hudson Reese, and Rebekah Slabach not pictured.