Natural Resource Camp Sponsorship Process
FCD sponsors youth to attend summer camps in natural resources. Submit the appropriate camp sponsorship request by May 1 and Envirothon registration and sponsorship request by February 1.
The Flathead Conservation District Board will review the request, and you will be notified of the Board’s decision. If sponsored, we will send your registration form to the camp and pay them directly.
Youth, Parents/Guardians are responsible for contacting the Flathead Conservation District to set up a time which youth can attend a board meeting to report on their camping experience.
1.) Montana Envirothon
Montana Envirothon is a two-day event that challenges teams of 5 students in 5 subject areas. Each team will present their solution to a given problem. Winning team members receive scholarship money and the chance to compete in the Canon Envirothon, a national event.
2.) Montana Natural Resource Youth Camp
Montana Natural Resource Youth Camp is located at the Lubrecht Experimental Forest in Greenough, Montana. Drop the Wii and get in the woods! Summer Camp in Montana for all youth ages 14-18. A wonderful opportunity to get the kids outside where learning and recreation come together, to foster understanding and instill appreciation for the natural amenities of Montana.
3.) Montana Youth Range Camp
At Range Camp, campers will be introduced to 25 of Montana’s important range plants—grasses, forbs, and shrubs—and will learn about the interaction of soils, water, plants, wildlife, and livestock on the range. The camp provides an excellent opportunity for youth of varying backgrounds to become more aware of the value and potential of Montana’s rangeland. This well-organized, balanced, and educational program brings together range professionals and interested students to learn in the great outdoors. Evening programs and activities allow campers an opportunity to meet new friends and develop lasting friendships.
4.) Glacier Institute
The Glacier Institute is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to providing hands-on, field-based educational adventures in Glacier National Park and the Flathead National Forest. Emphasizing field-based learning experiences, the Institute provides an objective and science-based understanding of the area’s ecology.
5.) Montana Range Days
Range Days is sponsored by a different Conservation District each year.
If you have any questions please contact the Flathead Conservation District’s office at (406) 752-4220.