PINEWOOD – Camp Leopold and the South Carolina Waterfowl Association recently announced a partnership with Dominion Energy.
Dominion Energy has pledged $50,000 in support to provide multi-day outdoor educational experiences for more than 5,000 students in Dominion Energy service territories throughout South Carolina. The funding, which is restricted to students enrolled in Title I schools, will engage participants in hands-on STEM-based courses that focus on the field of conservation. Students can expect an immersive experience in which they will learn about many diverse plants and animals of the Southeast, in addition to learning techniques for wise management of these natural resources.
“From the mountains to the sea, South Carolina’s abundant natural resources help make our state the unique and special place we call home,” said Keller Kissam, president of Dominion Energy South Carolina. “We are proud to partner with the Waterfowl Association to help plant the seeds of environmental stewardship in our next generation of South Carolina as they grow to appreciate our natural wonders and preserve these resources for years to come. come.”
The primary goal is for each student to leave Camp Leopold with an increased awareness of the natural world. “Dominion Energy is a long-time supporter of Camp Leopold and has been instrumental in building our education program. Their dedication to supporting conservation education for young people is a strong testament to the virtues of society,” said SCWA Executive Director David Wielicki. .