St. George, Utah— From May 26-30, 2015, students throughout southern Utah enrolled in grades 10-12 will have a unique opportunity of participating in a variety of recreational outdoor activities and studying a number of natural resource sciences with a host of experts and professionals. The Color Country Natural Resources camp, located on Dixie National Forest near Panguitch Lake, is designed to introduce young adults, grades 10-12, to careers in natural resources.
Youth take part in a full week of hands-on activities, outdoor recreation, and exploration in a wide variety of natural resource fields including the study of plants, wildlife, water, and archaeology; all taught by area professionals. During the camp, youth are also able to try out a number of outdoor recreation activities including mountain biking skills, archery, outdoor photography, and fishing in high mountain lakes and streams.
High school students from Washington and Garfield counties are taught natural resource studies, by professionals from the Washington County School District, Dixie National Forest, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Bureau of Land Management, and Utah State University. Student applications are welcome from all communities in southwestern Utah.
The Washington County School District has extended the application deadline for attendance at the 2015 Color Country Natural Resource Camp for high school students to May 6, 2015. Apply online at http://ccnrcamp.org/. A $75 application fee covers the cost of food and transportation.
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