Students can now sign up for the 56th Annual Oklahoma Youth Forestry & Wildlife Camp.
On-line applications for campers ages 13 to 15 are eligible. Students will learning about forestry, wildlife and natural resources in the week-long camp June 4-9 in Beavers Bend State Park near Broken Bow.
The camp is open to boys and girls from across the state.
“Only 50 spots are available, so we urge interested campers to sign up now,” said Camp Director Caleb Fields. “While learning about forestry and wildlife, campers will enjoy fly fishing, archery, skeet shooting and fun field trips.”
The camp is coordinated by Oklahoma Forestry Services, a division of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry.
A camper fee of $175 covers all costs including lodging, meals, transportation at camp, field trips, and workshops.
Partial scholarships are available on a limited basis.
Applications will be accepted until May 18 and are available at www.forestry.ok.gov or by calling (405) 522-6158.
The website also has additional camp information. Leaders and camp counselors, ages 18-22, also can apply.
Camp counselors will receive a stipend of $200 for the week.
Volunteer adult leaders are also eligible to bring one camper for no charge.