and Fish offers Summer Youth Camp
for youth age 14-17; apply by May 28
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is offering a summer youth
camp Aug.1-6 where teenagers can enjoy a week of shooting sports,
learn new fishing skills; participate in canoeing, hiking,
and rapelling and take part in campfire and conservation education
The camp is available to youth age 14-17 and is held at
the Whiskey Mountain Wildlife Conservation Camp located near
Trail Lake, ten miles southeast of Dubois.
Hunter education coordinator Jim Dawson said the camp is
a great bargain and a lot of fun.
“The camp is free,” Dawson said. “Young
men and women enjoy a week of learning outdoor skills, and
conservation ethics. They also participate in hands-on activities
like shooting sports, fishing skills, hiking, canoeing and
takes place in some of Wyoming’s most beautiful;
country. “Students won’t find a camp like this
anywhere in Wyoming and they get it for no charge,” Dawson
Dawson said the camp is balanced with outdoor, indoor, and
hands-on activities. Most of the activities are done in groups
with some opportunity to work alone.
“Campers work as a team all week,” says Dawson. “Campers
make new friends and learn outdoor skills that will stay
with them for a lifetime.”
To be eligible, students must live in Wyoming and be recommended
by a teacher or youth leader. Most equipment is provided.
Each camper is required to provide personal gear, including
sleeping bag, hiking boots, rain gear, and cool-weather clothing.
According to Dawson, the camp application process is very
competitive and the forty openings fill fast.
and Fish will accept applications through 5 p.m. on May
28. Application forms are available at any regional
office of the Game and Fish, at the department Web site <a
or by calling the Game and Fish education section office
at (307) 777-4538.
on this link for more information and photos: Game
and Fish offers Summer Youth Camp Aug 1-6.
of Wyoming Energy Summer Institute
Laramie, Wyoming (June
now accepting Energy Summer Institute applications
Two-week summer program at the University of Wyoming for 9th grade students
and public school teachers
LARAMIE - Jananuary 7, 2010 -- Applications are now being accepted for
the 2010 Energy Summer Institute sponsored by the University of Wyoming
School of Energy Resources. The insitute is a two-week summer residential
program for students currently enrolled in ninth grade. It is also open
to the state's public school teachers.
The 2010 program is scheduled for June 6-19. The goal is
to inspire the imagination of high school students
about the challenging energy problems
facing the world while exciting teachers about the energy industry
and the School of Energy Resources (SER).
In addition to attending classes, students will have the
opportunity to participate in a variety of recreational,
cultural and social events.
Room and board costs are covered by the SER.
The program offers the youths of Wyoming a terrific opportunity for exposure
to higher education and all that the University of Wyoming has to offer," says
Mark Northam, SER director.
Applications are available for download at http://www.uwyo.edu/energy_institute.
Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2010 or until all
openings are filled.
For more information, call Pam Henderson at (307) 766-6879
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The School of Energy Resources Energy Summer Institute is
an enrichment program for high-school students with an interest
in science and math. Applicants should be excellent, well-rounded,
9th-grade students who demonstrate the following traits,
aptitudes, and behaviors.
- Creativity, imagination, and curiosity
- Initiative, motivation, and independence
- Solid communication skills
- Enthusiasm about learning and life in general
To be eligible to apply, students must:
- currently be enrolled in the 9th grade in a public or private
high school in Wyoming.
- be current residents of Wyoming.
- be committed to participate fully and remain for the entire
two weeks of the program.
The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources will
select the successful applicants. The SER values diversity
and seeks broad participation from across the state from
schools of all sizes.
Application Process for Students
Submit the following information to apply for the Energy
Complete the student information form. The form asks for
basic information such as your name, school location, and
parental consent. The form also requests a list of your activities,
honors and awards, and high school course enrollment information.
Obtain two recommendations from a current teachers, counselor,
coach, or youth-group leader. At least one recommendation
must be from a 9th grade teacher you had in the first semester
or currently have now. Letters of recommendation should be
mailed under separate cover by the recommenders.
Write a letter of application. In your letter, include the
reasons for wanting to participate and an explanation of
what you hope to grain from the experience. Feel free to
provide any background information about yourself that you
feel is appropriate. Letters that bring out the personal
qualities sought by the SER will strengthen the application.
Provide a copy of your school transcript from the first
semester of 9th grade. An unofficial transcript is sufficient.
will be accepted until March 31, 2010 or until all openings
Mail your student information form, letter of application,
and 9th grade transcript to the following address.
School of Energy Resources
Attn: Energy Summer Institute
Dept. 3012, 1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071-2000
letters will be mailed by the week of April 9, 2010.
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