Nevada Juvenile Justice

Sec. § 63.460
Forestry camps: Establishment; employment of children; power of superintendent to contract with other governmental officials and agencies.


A facility may establish forestry camps for the purposes of:


Securing a satisfactory classification and segregation of children according to their capacities, interests and responsiveness to control and responsibility;


Reducing the necessity of extending existing grounds and housing facilities; and


Providing adequate opportunity for reform and encouragement of self-discipline.


Children committed to forestry camps may be required:


To labor on the buildings and grounds of the forestry camp.


To perform fire prevention work, including, but not limited to:


Building firebreaks and fire trails;


Fire suppression;


Making forest roads for fire prevention or fire fighting; and


Forestation and reforestation of public lands.


To perform other projects prescribed by the superintendent of the facility.


For the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this section, the superintendent of a facility may enter into contracts with the Federal Government, state officials and various state agencies and departments.

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