Five local organizations are now accepting applications for scholarships for the Summer 2018 sessions of Nature Camp at Vesuvius, Virginia, in the George Washington National Forest. Applicants need only submit one application to be considered by these five organizations.
Nature Camp is a two-week, co-educational, academic camp that emphasizes education in natural history and environmental studies. It is intended for those seeking a science/nature experience. Campers attend class daily, maintain a notebook, complete written projects, and participate in outdoor activities. Students currently in 5th – 12th grades are eligible to apply. The 12 scholarships are offered by:
Historic Rivers Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists
John Clayton Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society
Williamsburg Bird Club
Williamsburg Garden Club
Green Spring Garden Club, Inc.
Submissions to Scholarship Committee must be postmarked by October 31
The scholarship application and essay information are online at:
Please consider joining other students like you who love the outdoors and want to learn how to make an environmental difference.