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DNRC Headquarters
1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2074 | Fax: (406) 444-2684
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Summer Youth Camps

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If you're looking for great way to spend a week during the summer, while learning about and experiencing the outdoors, click on one of the camps the Conservation and Resource Development Division offers or this fact sheet (pdf):

Montana Envirothon: April 24-25, 2017 - Lewistown, MT

The Montana Envirothon assists high-school age students learn more about five different natural resource areas. This program is sponsored by the Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) and cooperating agencies. The Envirothon offers hands-on instruction and problem solving for environmentally concerned students. Five-member teams made up of students from the same school enrolled in grades 9-12 compete locally and regionally with the winning team advancing to the state competition. Sponsorship is available through your local conservation district. The state competition for the Envirothon is held in Lewistown.


Contact 406-538-7401 for more information

Envirothon Poster (pdf)

Montana Range Days: June 19-21, 2017, Red Lodge, MT

Montana Range Days is an annual event that celebrates the importance of rangelands in Montana! For 2017 & 2018, Range Days will be held in Red Lodge, Montana. This three-day competition welcomes people of all ages allowing fun for the entire family. The event rotates across the state every two years. The competition is separated by divisions: Buckaroos( 4-8 years); Super Starters (9-11 years); Wranglers (12-13 years); Youth (14-19 years old and have not graduated from high school); and, Adult; Open Adult; Rancher Division (contest optional); and, Management Tour Group (no contest).

Check official website for more information:

Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp: July 9-14, 2017

Campers attending the Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp spend one week at the Lubrecht State Forest east of Missoula learning about forestry, water, soils, geology, range, wildlife, recreation and having alot of fun. The camp is open to all youth entering grades 10-12. The cost of the camp is $175.00, which includes meals, supplies, and lodging. Sponsorship may be available through your local conservation district.

Montana Youth Range Camp: July10-14, 2017, Two Dot, MT

DSC_1109.jpgRange Camp is a five-day program open to all students ages 11-16. The camp provides students the opportunity to become aware of the value and potential of Montana’s largest resource--rangeland.

Registration is $200, which includes meals, lodging, and supplies. Sponsorship may be available through your local conservation district.

Range Camp Website


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Governors Budget Book 2016-2017

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