2012 Youth Conservation
Conservation School dates:
School opens at 3 PM on Sunday July 29,
2012. School closes 7:00 PM on Friday August 3, 2012.
What to bring:
Note book ..... pen or pencil
..... claw hammer ..... pillow
sleeping bag or sheets & blanket
flashlight & batteries .....
insect repellent ..... towels & washcloth
tooth brush & toothpaste .....
soap & shampoo ..... comb or brush
deodorant ..... bathing suit
..... hiking boots ..... sneakers
warm socks ..... swamp shoes or
old sneakers that can get soaked
prescription medicine and poison ivy
medicine (if needed)
rain coat or other rain gear --- we go rain
radios / cassette / CD players / ipods
..... laptop computers
video game players .....
other electronic devices
junk food / candy ..... money
..... jewelry or valuables
knives (of any kind) .....
laser pointers ..... hatchets or axes
tobacco products ..... matches
or cigarette lighters
fireworks ..... any item that is
prohibited by state or federal law.
Lacawac's Rules for
Conservation School Students:
As a Conservation School participant, you
are the guest of Lacawac Sanctuary. You are privileged to stay at the
sanctuary and therefore all rules must be adhered to.
Use the Sanctuary's buildings and
equipment as carefully as you would if you owned them. Keep them clean!
Respect the grounds. Do not destroy the
natural surroundings. Do not litter.
No smoking, chewing tobacco, alcohol, or
drugs will be tolerated. Any violation will result in immediate
No knives or guns of any sort may be
brought to the Conservation School.
Students are prohibited from bringing
motor vehicles to the Conservation School.
Upon arrival you will be assigned a room.
Keep it clean. Do not move the furniture. Use the furniture only for its
Do not sit on window sills.
No yelling, whistling, etc. from the
Curtains should be closed when you are
changing clothes and in the evening when the lights are on.
You are to be in your room at "lights
out" and must stay quiet until "wake up call".
No food or medications are allowed in the
At check-in, check the contents and
condition of your room. If anything is missing or broken, report it at
At check-out, your room must be as clean,
or cleaner, than when you arrived. You will be held responsible for any
damage to your room. You will be required to help clean the common areas
In case of injury or illness, contact
your counselor or the Lacawac curator immediately.
In the event that a serious violation of
the rules takes place, your parents will be contacted and you will be