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VT Fish & Wildlife Teen Conservation Weekend

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will once again be offering Teen Conservation Weekend to be held at the Edward F. Kehoe Conservation Camp in Castleton on August 18–20.

“We are pleased to announce a fun and exciting opportunity for teens ages 15-17.  Teen Conservation Weekend allows us to provide teens with an exciting weekend of quality environmental education,” says Hannah Phelps, Camp Coordinator.  “Campers will arrive Friday evening and immediately begin participating in Let’s Go Fishing and Hunter Education programing before backpacking out to a remote pond for an evening of camping and fishing.”

The weekend is open to ages 15-17 and is the perfect way for teens to unplug and engage with peers outdoors before heading back to the classroom.  The weekend is capped at 20 participants, but there is still space for new registrants.  Arrival time is 5:45 p.m. Friday, August 18 with departure time 4:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.

All participants will be expected to only bring gear they can carry themselves as they will participate in a backpacking trip to a remote campsite on Saturday evening.

The cost for the weekend is $125, which includes all meals.  Sponsorships are available to cover the cost

To register for the weekend, please email a completed application found at

to  Any questions can be directed to Hannah Phelps at 802-249-4199.