Currantly, 8 elementary schools participate in the Smokey Bear/ Woodsy Owl Poster and Poetry Contest. In addition, Hampton High School takes part in an essay contest. All candidates receive a certificate of participation from IGC. Student Entries that go to State for further judging receive certificates at the State, National or RegionaL levels for prize-winning submissions. IGC Sponsorships for the Poetry and Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl Poster contest began in 1996 while the High School contest was ititiated in 2006.
Chris Hawthorn and Barb Oswald are the "dedicated, hardworking" Chair Persons.