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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. David Paterson Governor. Pete Grannis Commissioner. DEC Camps for youth interested in the outdoors and the environment. Serving New York’s youth for more than 60 years. A great way to spend a week!.

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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

David Paterson

Governor

Pete Grannis

Commissioner

dec camps for youth interested in the outdoors and the environment
DEC Campsfor youth interested in the outdoorsand the environment

Serving New York’s youth for more than 60 years

a great way to spend a week
A great way to spend a week!

For boys and girls ages 12 through 17

learning about the environment
Learning About the Environment
  • Campers participate in daily hands-on lessons about conservation and environmental issues
enhancing outdoor skills
Enhancing Outdoor Skills
  • Fishing
  • Fly-tying and fly fishing
  • Archery
  • Night hike
  • Nature hikes
enhancing outdoor skills1
Enhancing Outdoor Skills

Backpacking

Boating

Camping

Fire building

Map & compass skills

Leave-No-Trace principles

out of camp trips
Out-of-Camp Trips
  • Climb a mountain
  • Canoe on a lake
  • Hike in a state park
  • Explore a fish hatchery
  • And more!
hunter safety shooting sports option
Hunter Safety & Shooting Sports Option
  • Courses are taught by DEC instructors and Environmental Conservation Officers
  • 12-14 year old campers may participate in Hunter Education
  • 15-17 year old campers may participate in Shooting Sports
career exploration
Career Exploration

Visits to camp by Environmental Conservation Officers, Forest Rangers, DEC Fisheries staff, and other DEC professionals introduce campers to careers in conservation

returnee sessions
Returnee Sessions
  • Second-year campers
  • Advanced ecology lessons
  • Builds on campers’ past experiences
volunteers
Volunteers

Selected alumni campers help with camp programs and serve as role models

camp staff
Camp Staff
  • Are highly trained, dedicated and caring
  • Have at least two years of college
  • Were often campers and volunteers at DEC camps
2010 camp registration
2010 Camp Registration

Registration opens February 6 for sponsors and February 27 for all others

  • A full week of resident camp costs $325
  • Camp fee may be paid by:
      • Sponsors
      • Parents
  • Camp scholarships are available from:
      • State legislators
      • DEC Campership Program
dec campership program
DEC Campership Program
  • Camperships are available for youth who may not otherwise be able to attend to camp
  • Contact the DEC central office for more details
2010 camp sessions
2010 Camp Sessions

DEC Camps run eight, one-week sessions from June 27 to August 21

Camps start Sunday at 3 PM and end at 9 AM Saturday

to learn more
TO LEARN MORE
  • Visit www.dec.ny.gov
    • Keyword: Summer camps
  • Email: edcamps@gw.dec.state.ny.us
  • Phone: 518-402-8014