MSU offers popular conservation camp
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Young people with an interest in the outdoors have a chance to engage with nature in Mississippi State University’s 2021 Conservation Camp hosted July 19-23.
The weeklong day camp is for rising sixth- through ninth-graders. It is based on the MSU campus, and features wildlife science and outdoor exploration. A $100 fee includes lunch each day and all activity costs. The camp extends from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Participants must apply for camp by June 28, and those selected will be notified of their acceptance by June 30. The registration fee is due in full when the student registers after receiving an acceptance letter. There is no fee to apply for the camp, and only those students who can commit to attending are asked to apply.
Selection for the camp is based on an application essay. Those who wish to attend are asked to describe why they want to attend this conservation camp. Parents should not complete the application essay.
“We are excited to be able to offer this camp this summer. After the uncertainty surrounding the COVID pandemic, we are pleased to welcome young people back to campus to learn more about wildlife, fish and the outdoors,” said Leslie Burger, camp director and an environmental educator with the MSU Extension Service. “Students who are not fully vaccinated may be asked to wear a mask while in close proximity to others or if off-site field trip venues require them.”
Contact Burger with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 662-325-6686. MSU is an equal opportunity institution. Contact Burger for disability accommodation.