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Keystone Conference Center, Annville, PA

USDA NRCS Conference Room, Harrisburg, PA

These details are pending course enrollment numbers and updates will be provided to those accepted into the course. 


Shannon Wehinger 
PA Association of Conservation Districts 

2022 ACT Training Boot Camp Level II (for those taking Level II the first time) 

Note: There is an online pre-requisite for this course. Information will be sent to those that are accepted into the course.

Sponsored by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, State Conservation Commission, and the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, Inc.

Photo by Holly Hunt.

Appropriate for those who attended a Basic training in the years 2000-2021, those who attended one track of level II last year and would now like to attend the other, and those with 1 to 3 years of professional experience.

Please note: Boot Camp is not a two-week course. The instructors prefer that you use the information you learned in Basic for a year and take Level II the year following Basic. Do not apply for Basic and Level II in the same year.

If you do not receive confirmation from PACD, you will not be admitted. No walk-ins will be accepted. 

General (provided to all): Conservation Planning and Ag Waste System Planning -  plus the topics covered by your "track."

Participant registration fees are waived. Funding is provided through a Special Leadership Development Project Grant, sponsored by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the State Conservation Commission.


Information will be provided to those accepted into the course. 

Lunch will be provided. Breakfast and dinner will not be provided. Please plan to bring your own refillable water bottle and coffee mug.

The deadline to apply is December 17, 2021.