Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts

We support Pennsylvania’s Conservation Districts who work for clean water and healthy soil every day.

Youth Resources

PACD provides students, parents, and teachers with information and resources for youth related to conservation.

Coloring Page
This two page coloring poster is designed for elementary aged children. The first page is a coloring page. The second page is question and answer about water pollution. Click here to download this resource.
Activity Book
This sixteen page water quality activity and coloring book is geared toward elementary school aged children. Click here to download this resource.
Pennsylvania Envirothon PACD is a partner of the Pennsylvania Envirothon. The Envirothon is designed to give students an opportunity to acquire and demonstrate their knowledge of environmental resources and their connection to each other and human activities.  The students are challenged in the areas of aquatic ecology, forestry, soil/land use, wildlife, and a current environmental issue.
NACD Poster Contest The NACD poster contest, open to students in grades K-12, offers young people an opportunity to express their views on natural resource issues through the medium of art. Students’ submissions are judged in five age categories according to the conservation message, visual effectiveness, originality, and universal appeal. Pennsylvania conservation districts wishing to participate in the NACD Poster Contest should submit their entries to PACD. The entry deadline is June 30. Posters must be submitted to PACD via email to Conservation districts will need to take a photo of the posters individually and save each JPEG as the student’s name. Also, the student’s Poster Contest Entry Form and the Local to State Contest Form will need to be emailed with the JPEG photos. Mailed, hardcopy posters will not be accepted.


It’s Happening Today on the Chesapeake Bay (60 minutes)Billy B., all his alter egos, and the Chesapeake Kid Crew sing, dance and laugh their way to a better understanding of how the Chesapeake Bay works, how we all affect it, and what we can do to correct its problems. For ages 6-11. This video is available for a 2 week loan from PACD. Click here to request this resource.