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Apply Now: Summer Conservation Workshop for High School Students at NC State

High school students looking for a memorable learning experience for the summer of 2024 can apply for the Resource Conservation Workshop held at NC State University’s campus. This workshop, hosted by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, offers lectures along with hands-on and outdoor activities related to soil, aquatics, forestry, wildlife, and current environmental issues.

Buncombe County Soil and Water Conservation District (BCSWCD) will cover the cost of registration and food for two students. 

The weeklong workshop will focus on a wide range of conservation topics with participants delving into hands-on activities about natural resources and their management in today’s global environment.

High schoolers will be housed at NC State University dormitories, and they will be under the guidance of live-in counselors. Registration fees, most meals, and transportation will be provided by BCSWCD. If you would like to nominate a student or students, please have them complete the application and submit it to BCSWCD. After applications are returned, a short interview of the applicant may be required in early May.

The workshop will be held on June 16-21. 

The program will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Students who have an interest in natural resource conservation are encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is May 1. Please send the completed application via email to Rose Wall and Jen Knight at or mail to: Rose Wall and Jen Knight, 49 Mt. Carmel Rd, Asheville, NC 28806.

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Updated Apr 18, 2024 02:11 PM
Published Apr 02, 2024 12:00 PM

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