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Stewart Conservation Camp

1721 Snyder Ave.
P.O. Box 5005
Carson City, Nevada 89702
PHONE: (775) 887-9310

Administrative Staff:
Isidro Baca, Warden
Ron Schreckengost, Associate Warden
Lisa Walsh, Associate Warden
Lt. Robert Hartman, Camp Manager


Stewart Conservation Camp (SCC) is located adjacent to the Northern
Nevada Correctional Center. It orignally opened in 1978. In 1995, a
new SCC was constructed to replace and more than double the size of the
original camp. SCC houses minimum custody and community trustee inmates
in five dormitory type units.


are 15 Nevada Department of Corrections staff members assigned to SCC.
In addition, there are 22 Nevada Division of Foresty staff members
stationed at SCC.


SCC has a capacity of 360 inmates.


  • Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • All SCC population visitors must sign in prior to 8:00 a.m.(morning) and 12:00 p.m.(afternoon) for visiting.
  • All SCC inmates will be escorted to NNCC by 8:30 A.M. (morning) and 1:00 P.M. (afternoon).
  • SCC visitors may ONLY visit on Sundays, NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Programs: Vocational Training, Educational Opportunities, and Treatment Services

    majority of the inmates at SCC work for the Nevada Division of Forestry
    and are assigned to twelve-man fire crews. Inmates also work for
    Silver State Industries which runs the ranch, dairy and the Wild Horse
    Training Program. Some of the inmates are classified as community
    trustees who provide support services for several state agencies in
    Carson City, Nevada. Inmates at SCC can earn their General Education
    Diploma (GED). In addition, several self-help and treatment programs
    are conducted by medical and mental health staff in the evenings.

    Prison Industries

    the supervision of Silver State Industries, the ranch operates a
    commercial dairy, grows alfalfa, breeds and raises cattle and cares for
    horses in coordination with the Department of Agriculture and the Bureau
    of Land Management. The Wild Horse Program involves inmates training
    horses for adoption by the public.