2021 Virtual Junior Conservation Camp


Due to COVID-19 concerns continuing in 2021, the West Virginia Junior Conservation Camp went virtual again this year! From June 24-25, daily camp videos were broadcast on the DEP's YouTube channel, "Environment Matters", as well as our Facebook page. Links to all virtual camp offerings are available below. The camp playlists also remain on the agency's YouTube channel.

Explore Virtual Camp Activities and Content

  • West Virginia Wildlife

    In this class, campers are introduced to some animals that call West Virginia home.

  • Upcycle Old T-shirt

    A class for campers to learn how to make a reusable bag from an old T-shirt, thus eliminating the need for a single-use plastic bag.

  • Bee-Friendly Recycling

    In this class, campers learn how to make their yard a rest stop for bees.

  • The Basics of Clouds

    A class for campers to understand how clouds can help you predict the weather.

  • A Bird's Life

    In this class, campers learn about the adaptations and behaviors birds employ during daily life.

  • Tree Factory Fun

    A class for campers learn how all the parts of a tree work together like a factory to create a full system.

Where wild and wonderful things flow

Mountain bikers in action!