Teens ages 15-17 are invited to spend the weekend outdoors participating in outdoor recreation, learning about Vermont’s natural resources, and getting hands-on experience in hunting, fishing, hiking, and more.
Weekend activities Include: Hunter Education, Let’s Go Fishing, biology/ecology, backpacking and camping
This is a perfect way to unplug and engage with peers outdoors before heading back to the classroom.
Dates: August 14-15 for Girls | August 21-22 for Boys
- Participant arrival will be staggered between 8:00-9:00 on Saturday morning.
- Pick-up will be staggered between 3:00-4:00 Sunday afternoon.
Location: Edward F. Kehoe Green Mountain Conservation Camp, Castleton VT
Cost: $100.00 (Scholarships available)
- All participants are required to complete their Hunter and Bowhunter certification classes ahead of time. (July 31 deadline to complete)
- Teens will be expected to only bring gear that they can carry themselves, as they will participate in an backpacking trip to a remote pond for camping and fishing.
Any questions can be directed to Hannah Phelps (Hannah.Phelps@vermont.gov) or at 802-249-4199.