2019 Agriculture Literacy Week
Virginia Dare SWCD in Partnership with Chesapeake Farm Bureau will celebrate Agriculture Week by Reading In The Classroom in Chesapeake Public Schools K-3. Please contact the District for more information on scheduling your Reading In The Classroom for your school.
The Cynthia Pridmore/VA Dare SWCD Scholarship
We are currently accepting application for our Cynthia Pridmore Scholarship! The Pridmore Scholarship is open to High School Seniors in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach who will major in Agriculture/Technical/Environmental Science or Education with an emphasis on Natural Resource Conservation. Please see the Announcement and Application. Only complete Applications will be accepted. All applications must be received by Close of Business on May 10, 2019!
VASWCD Youth Conservation Camp
We will choose two campers to attend VASWCD Youth Conservation Camp (YCC) at Virginia Tech! YCC is open to students who are currently enrolled in 9-12th grade. Please see the YCC Flyer and Application. Campers will be required to pay a $100 deposit, your deposit will be refunded to you; after you attend YCC for the entire week. VA Dare SWCD will provide two full scholarships for YCC to cover the entire cost.
Environmental Educational Classroom Programs
Thank you for a wonderful Educational Year! We are now accepting request for our 2018/2019 Environmental/Agriculture classroom presentations for Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. All presentations address natural resources, pollution, agriculture and urban best management practices and conservation of our watershed. All classroom programs are aligned with the Virginia Standards of Learning.
We are recruiting for Envirothon Teams for 2018-2019! Students in the 9-12th grade who may be interested in forming an Envirothon Team! Please see the brochure above! Private and Homeschoolers are encouraged to apply!! Chesapeake and Virginia Beach!