The Land Grant program at Navajo Technical University introduce two youth camps this summer and encourages all students ages 8-17 years old to participate. Each of the events are free and welcome students who are interested in the field of agriculture, natural resource, animal and plant science, and veterinary science. Students will learn about the topics while they enjoy activities that will make their experience enjoyable.
Safeguarding Natural Heritage Camp will be held June 2-15 and is a free event, open to youth ages 13-17 years old. A completed application must be received by March 29. Youth will gain hands-on experience with agriculture, wildlife biology, natural resources, animal science, plant science and veterinary science. Other activities include: rock repelling, hiking, archery, swimming, river rafting, zoo trips, visiting the aquarium and basketball. Lodging in the dormitories and meals are provided to participants.
Youth Horse School is open to children 8-17 years old, May 31-June 2. Youth must bring a well broke riding horse that is UTD on coggins, vaccinations and has a certificate of veterinary inspection within 30 days from camp. Applications must be submitted by Monday, May 20 via email or fax. Youth will learn horsemanship, horse safety, physical examinations, equine first aid and receive riding instruction from Parelli certified trainers. Lodging, snacks, lunch and dinner are provided to all participants and one parent or guardian. Camping space and boarding are also included. This will be held at McGee Park in Farmington, NM.
For more information about the summer camps or to receive an application please call 505.786.4150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.