Applications open for 2015 North Texas Land Scholars camp

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 15:00

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Texas high school students will gather July 26-31 at Camp Grady Spruce, near Possum Kingdom State Park, for a week of outdoor activities and lessons on natural resource management, sustainability, ranching, hunting, land entrepreneurship, leadership and communication.

"The North Texas Land Scholars camp gives high school students time and space for unstructured play in nature and the opportunity to learn about land stewardship and the value of resources in nature," said Greta Bolin, UNT Quail director of science education. "Campers will spend an entire week outdoors doing fun and challenging activities, and have opportunities to earn $2,500 college scholarships."

Applications are due by June 1 and an application form can be found on the North Texas Land Scholars website. Camp dues are $300, which covers meals, lodging and supplies, and scholarships covering all camp costs are available. Details on scholarships can be found in the camp application form.

The North Texas Land Scholars camp is a component of the UNT Quail program. UNT Quail is an innovative game bird laboratory that fosters sustainable quail populations through innovative research, conservation and education. UNT Quail aims to create large corridors of habitat with sustainable populations of quail and other wildlife for generations to come.

For more information on the camp, contact Bolin at or 817-808-3433.

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