EDUCATION

Game & Fish Summer Conservation Camp

Get hooked on some adventure this summer at Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp!

 
We offer overnight camps for youth and families, and an overnight professional development camp for educators.
 

Online Registration for camp open for Summer 2022  

 

Youth Camp at Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp

For 14-16 year olds
Camp Wild at Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp offers a five day overnight camp experience for 14- 16 year olds at our summer camp near Dubois, WY.  Both the boys camp and girls camp will focus on exploration of nature, introduction to conservation principles, practicing science, and learning new recreational outdoor activities while giving participants experiences to successfully navigate and positively interact with the outdoor environment. These camps, led by Wyoming Game & Fish Department staff, will allow participants to observe the natural world, engage in wildlife, fish, and habitat biology, and recreate responsibly in the outdoors. Participants will need to bring proper clothing and footwear for outdoor exploration as well as a sleeping bag and other overnight gear. Transportation to and from camp is not provided. Meals will be provided for the duration of the camp, and each participant will receive a Camp Wild t-shirt and water bottle.
The fee to attend is $150 for the 5 day 4 night experience.
Scholarship application available -- due by March 20


Camp Dates:

Girls Conservation Camp: July 12-16
Boys Conservation Camp; July 19-23
 


Family Camps at Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp


Family Camp at Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp offers a four day overnight camp experience for participants ages 9 and up to build confidence in their outdoor skills and enjoy learning together as a family. This camp, led by Wyoming Game & Fish Department staff will allow participants to explore nature and learn new recreational outdoor activities together as a family. ​Activities include: 
  • Canoeing
  • Geocaching
  • Air Rifle
  • Birdwatching
  • Archery
  • Interpretive nature hikes  
  • ​Intro to fly fishing
  • Campfires
  • Amazing race
  • Wildlife conservation
  • ​And more! 


​The cost to attend is $150 per person, which includes meals and lodging. 


Camp Dates:

June 9-12 -- Family Camp #1 

June 23-26 -- Family Camp #2  

June 28 - July 1 -- Family Camp #3 

July 6-9  -- Family Camp #4  

July 28 - July 31 -- Family Camp #5


Each family group will be staying in their own assigned cabin. Child care is not provided, and participants must be age 9 and up. Additionally, at least one adult from each family group must attend sessions with any children from the family group (no unaccompanied children).
Family Camp at Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp  Information Packet >
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Educator Professional Development at Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp

Camp Dates: June 13-16
 

Game & Fish would like to invite educators from around the state to spend 4 days learning fun and simple ways to get students outdoors and teach them about wildlife and habitat at the Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp near Dubois.
 

  • Included in this camp is a Project WILD curriculum workshop which offers the opportunity to get your hands on one of the most widely-used conservation education curriculum guides in the nation which provides easy-to-use lessons about wildlife & conservation of natural resources.
  • Participants will also experience ready-to-use, transferable lessons that emphasize data collection using real (simple) science equipment and hands-on learning in the outdoors, including how to engage students in inquiry-driven research projects.

  • Participants will come away with a better understanding of the Wyoming Game & Fish department's role in managing wildlife and habitat in the state and future career opportunities for students. 

  • Participants will gain tips and tricks to take students outdoors and teach to your local environment. 

  • Participants will learn how to incorporate landscape and cultural history as a component of outdoor learning.

  • Participants will be given examples that include art & language arts activities that tie in to conservation.

2 University of Wyoming graduate credits (additional cost of $50 per credit paid to UW) or 2 PTSB credits are available for attending this workshop. The cost of the workshop is $150 per person, which includes meals & lodging. 
 

Educator Camp at Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp information packet >
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