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Barry Conservation Camp

Debra Bell Levesque Scholarship to Barry Conservation Camp

Congratulations Leah Gonthier!

Barry Conservation Camp Winner 2021 - Leah GonthierBarry Conservation Camp Winner 2021 - Leah GonthierThe Candia Conservation Commission awarded its 7th annual Barry Conservation Camp scholarship to eight grade student, Leah Gonthier.

Leah will attend the 2021 Conservation Camp 4-H Junior Conservation Officer Camp in August. In addition to traditional camp activities, topics will include search and rescue, crime scene investigation, firearms safety, tracking, surveillance, night vision technology, wildlife laws, arrest procedures, K-9 techniques, and much, much more. Congratulations Leah!

Previous Barry Conservation Camp Winners

2020 Winner

Barry Conservation Camp Winner 2020 - Oliver WhiteThe Candia Conservation Commission awarded its 6th annual Barry Conservation Camp scholarship to Oliver White, a 5th grader at the Moore School.

Oliver will attend the 2021 camp session, as the 2020 summer camp session was cancelled due to COVID.

2019 Winner

Barry Conservation Camp Winner 2019 - Remy AlffBarry Conservation Camp Winner 2019 - Remy AlffThe Candia Conservation Commission awarded its 5th annual Barry Conservation Camp scholarship to Remy Alff, a 5th grader at the Moore School.

Remy shared his camp experience at the October Candia Conservation Commission meeting. In addition he presented the Commission with a painting of an eagle in a pine tree he made at camp.

2018 Winner

Barry Conservation Camp Winner 2018 - Clark CayerThe Candia Conservation Commission awarded its 4th annual Barry Conservation Camp scholarship to Clark Cayer, a 5th grader at the Moore School. Clark spoke to Commission members at their October meeting. He presented a very nice slide show of his adventures. He especially enjoyed archery and had a fabulous week at camp.

2017 Winner

Barry Conservation Camp Winner 2017 - TJ BuckThe Candia Conservation Commission awarded its 3rd annual Barry Conservation Camp scholarship to TJ Buck, a 5th grader at the Moore School. TJ spoke to Commission members at their September meeting and his highlights included learning to shoot, archery, fishing, canoeing, hiking and meeting some great cabin mates. He showed members of the Commission some pictures he had taken while at camp. He had a great picture of a calf moose that was on the side of the road on his way to camp.

2016 Winner

Barry Conservation Camp Winner 2016 - Tristan Warriner Barry Conservation Camp Winner 2016 - Tristan WarrinerThe Candia Conservation Commission awarded its 2nd annual Barry Conservation Camp scholarship to 8th grader Tristan Warriner. Tristan shared his camp experience with the Candia Conservation Commission at their Tuesday monthly meeting. Activities he enjoyed were camping, archery and shooting.

2015 Winner

Barry Conservation Camp Winner 2015 - Patric DupereThe Conservation Commission awarded its first camp scholarship to Patric Dupere. He spent a week at the Barry Conservation Camp in Berlin, NH during the summer of 2015 and reports that he had a great time. He loved being outdoors and participating in activities like hiking to Rodgers’ Ledge.

About our scholarship

The Barry Conservation Camp scholarship assists a Candia youth (ages 10-16) to attend a summer session at Barry Conservation Camp in Berlin, NH. You can learn more about the camp on the UNH Extension Barry Conservation Camp website.

The Barry Conservation Camp scholarship is funded by the Debra Bell Levesque Scholarship Fund. This fund, established in the memory of a dedicated Candia Conservation member, is supported by donations and fundraising efforts. As part of the fundraising efforts, the Candia Conservation Commission creates a calendar of nature themed photos to sell each year.

Contact

Please contact the Conservation Commission at info@candiaconservationcommission.org. A member of the Commission will get back to you.