Are you a high school student interested in studying natural resources? If not, do you know a student who is? Then don’t miss this opportunity to participate in a week-long camp in Garrett County, MD, to explore careers and college programs in natural resources. This year’s camp will run from July 24 through July 30 and promises to be an educational and fun experience!
The Natural Resources Career Camp, NRCC, is a partnership with Allegany College of Maryland and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources – Forest Service, and has been in operation for more than 30 years. High school students will learn from industry professionals and develop contacts that could lead to future employment and a career in natural resources.
Camp activities include:
High school students who reach age 16 before the end of the week of camp may choose to earn two college credits (fees required) from Allegany College of Maryland. To be eligible, students must complete a short exam, and present a team management plan. The two college credits will transfer to most community colleges in Maryland and several four year colleges and universities.
Tuition is $450 and there is a $125 activity fee. The Montgomery County Forestry Board offers scholarships to Montgomery County residents to attend the camp. Contact Dan Landry at email@example.com for more information.
Interested student can apply to the Natural Resources Career Camp online.
Take a look at this year’s NRCC 2016 brochure (.pdf, 1.5MB) and a slideshow of photos from the camp on their YouTube page (below).