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InsideTREES is an educational opportunity to experience college life while also learn about an interdisciplinary field that promotes a sustainable future. The target audience for InsideTREES is women and minority high school students from rural regions.  

What is InsideTREES?

  • A three-day summer camp held on Virginia Tech's campus free of cost to the participants.
  • An opportunity to increase awareness of educational and career opportunities in natural resources and sustainable biomaterials 
  • An opportunity to explore aspects of wood science, forestry, engineering, and design through hands-on active learning including group projects, labs, and field trips. 

InsideTREES will be held Monday, June 10 - Wednesday, June 12, 2019.  Participants are expected to arrive Sunday, June 09, 2019 and depart the afternoon of Wednesday, June 12, 2019 or Thursday, June 13, 2019.

More information About InsideTREES

Applications for 2019 are now CLOSED due to full occupancy. 

Apply to InsideTREES


This project is supported by funds received from the U.S. Department of Agriculture NIFA Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS), award no. 2017-38503-27170

Contact InsideTREES

Sustainable Biomaterials
Cheatham Hall, RM 230
310 W Campus Dr
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: (540) 231 - 8853