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Environmental Camp
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Public Work's Solid Waste Division offers an  environmental camp, which  is designed to immerse youth in nature and facilitate the development of environmental stewardship through an innovative earth-based program.

Campers will learn the importance of energy and resource conservation; preserving and sustaining the natural environment; the benefits of recycling; the effects of climate change; the value of ecological diversity; related career paths and good environmental stewardship practices through an engaging, hands-on approach. The campers learn while having a great time!

Below are generally asked questions. For more information, contact the Solid Waste Division at 601-960-0000 or email the Acting Solid Waste Manager, Alice Montgomery at .

How old does my child have to be to go to camp? Eligible youth must be entering the 3rd grade or 4th grade in fall 2018.

How many campers are in each group? Enrollment is limited to 25 students per session.

Who are the camp instructors/presenters?
The camp instructors/presenters are subject matter experts who work in the fields of environmental education, such as water quality, water conservation, environmental quality, forestry, gardening, etc. All instructors/presenters are exceptionally qualified in science education and represent a wide range of expertise. 

Fees?  Due to generous contributions from our sponsors, there is no charge to the parents


You must complete a separate registration form for each child enrolled. Please note our policies regarding late pick-up, registration and withdrawals (below). You may register using the
online registration form   No dates have been set for new registration.

Late pick-up?
Camp ends promptly at 4 p.m. each day. Please be on time.
Notify camp organizers if you anticipate a delay in pickup. A fee is charged for each 15 minutes pickup is delayed.