EPHRAIM - The Nature High Summer Camp is accepting applications from Utah high school students for the week-long adventure held August 1-6, 2011 in Ephraim Canyon, Utah.
Nature High Summer Camp is a weeklong educational camping experience offered to teenagers interested in learning more about natural resources and the environment. The event is held at the historic Great Basin Environmental Education Center, located on the Manti-LaSal National Forest in Ephraim, Utah. The camp will be held August 1-6, 2011
To encourage academic study and careers in natural resource management, science and agriculture, the camp exposes students to the activities and missions of natural resource agencies.
Among the many activities, students also take a tour of Snow College to gain insight on college life. Students will learn about forest ecology, practice soil sampling techniques, sample water quality, evaluate ecosystem health, natural resource careers, and learn how to solve public land issues.
Nature High Summer Camp is open to all Utah high school students, sophomores to seniors who are in good standing with their high school.
While at Nature High Camp students must follow camp rules and participate in all lessons and activities.
Registration is $50 and includes meals, lodging and supplies. The deadline to apply is May 20. Scholarships are available; please contact your local Conservation District or Cindy Ledbetter for more information.
The camp is sponsored by many federal and state agencies, including: Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Forest Service, Intermountain Region, Geospatial Service and Technology Center, Utah Association of Conservation Districts, and Snow College.
For more information, or an application please visit the website at www.naturehighcamp.com or contact Cindy Ledbetter, Environmental Specialist, Salt Lake Field Office BLM, at (801) 977-4377 or via email email@example.com.