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Camp Earl Wallace

 
 
 
 

Registration will open February 1, 2021.

In order to maintain the health and safety of our campers, conservation camp will operate at 50% capacity. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Camp Registration must be completed Online

If you do not have internet access, contact your child’s school or family resource center or visit your county’s public library for free internet access. If you do not have a credit card, consider purchasing a prepaid debit card to purchase your child’s camp registration.

Camp Registration Fee is $225.

Be sure to register for camp as early as possible. Registration fees are accepted as spots are available. Spots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. It is possible that certain weeks will be full well before the registration deadline. If the week you desire is full, be sure to contact your child’s Conservation Educator for other options.

Each registration fee includes: lodging, meals, camper insurance*, transportation to and from camp, and a Junior Sportsman’s License. *Restrictions may apply to camp insurance. Camp insurance does not cover pre-existing conditions. If medical need arises, camper’s health insurance may be billed first.

Refund Policy

Due to COVID-19, the refund policy has been amended for the 2021 camp season. Campers will be issued a full refund if they are unable to attend conservation camp.

Application Steps:

  • Begin Application Process Online
  • Enter All Application Information.
  • Pay with Visa, Mastercard, or Discover. (Application Fee: $225)

There is an easy way for you to support the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, login to MyProfile and make a donation to the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation, support Kentucky Wild, purchase a Hunting or Fishing License or purchase a Gift Certificate that can be used for the camp registration fee.


 

Camp Wallace Director:

Denice Wallace
denice.wallace@ky.gov


The Campground

Cabins

Campers are divided into cabins by sex. There are four girl cabins and four boy cabins. Each cabin is assigned to a certain bathhouse. Each bathhouse has four stalls, four sinks, and four showers. There is also a clothesline outside of each cabin.

 
 
 

Campers will be fed breakfast, lunch, and dinner during their time at camp. Meals are prepared by three summer cooks, who we appreciate dearly! If your camper has any dietary restrictions, please provide them during the application process.

 
 
 

Each day, campers have time to play on our large playground. Our playground activities include kickball, soccer, basketball, volleyball, and football. There is also a shelter and picnic area where campers may visit the canteen to purchase snacks, drinks, and souvenirs. We please ask you send campers with small bills and quarters in a wallet or bag. Our amphitheater hosts our evening movies, talent shows, and end of week award ceremony.

 
 
 

Activities

Campers receive instruction at each activity and are encouraged to participate. If a camper does not wish to participate in a certain activity they may abstain. However, if they abstain they will not be eligible to earn the activity patch or the outdoorsman or woman award. Firearm Safety, Archery, Nature, and Outdoor Survival activities will contain portions of the Kentucky Hunter Education Certification tests. Students that successfully complete all portions will earn their Hunter Education Card (aka Orange Card) which is a lifetime certification.

 

Firearm Safety

Campers are instructed on firearm safety by a certified Hunter Education Instructor followed by the rifle range, field course, and shotgun range.

 
 
 

Archery

Campers are instructed on archery safety by a certified Hunter Education Instructor followed by the archery range.

Nature and Outdoor Survival

Campers receive nature and outdoor survival lessons along with a trail hike.

 
 
 

Swimming

Campers are instructed on basic swim lessons and have swim time at either the in-ground pool or lake swim dock depending on their swimming capabilities. All pool and waterfront activities have certified American Red Cross lifeguards.

 
 
 

Motor boating and Canoeing

Campers receive instruction on motor boating and canoeing and have the opportunity to operate a 9HP motor boat and canoe.

 
 
 

Fishing and Casting

Campers receive a fishing lesson and have the opportunity to catch a fish and practice casting at our floating casting targets.

 
 
 

If you or someone you know is interested in applying to work at Camp Earl Wallace, contact Camp Director Denice Wallace at denice.wallace@ky.gov


Camp Earl Wallace

103 Camp Earl Wallace Road
Monticello, KY 42633
(606) 348-9038

 
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