Airfield 4-H Conference Center

Located on 218 acres on the banks of Airfield Lake, Airfield 4-H Conference Center offers groups a variety environmental studies and recreational activities. Facilities on site include an Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool, picnic facilities, tennis courts, and fields for sports such as volleyball, soccer, basketball, pickle ball, and lacrosse. Environmental studies programs focus on topics such as garbology, entomology, ecology, orienteering, and more. Recreational activities include archery, hiking, fishing, and teambuilding on the challenge course. Programs and activities can be customized to your groups needs. Lodging is available on site for overnight stay.
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Contact Info 
Address: 15189 Airfield Rd., Wakefield, VA 23888. Sussex County. Tel: 757-899-4901. Email: Website: Hrs: Vary. Contact: Educational Coordinator.
Trip Info 
Grade Level: 4th-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: ½ day-7 days. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Physical Education.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, Physical Education.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue