About The Camp

Wildlife Conservation & Management

Our goal for the Wildlife Conservation Camp is to provide a fun experience for kids to learn about nature, ecology, and wildlife in a healthy, secure setting. Regardless of career interests of our campers, they are welcome to join us as we explore a “whole-ecology” approach to learning about natural resources!

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Camp Activities

discover, observe, investigate, explore!

Are you fascinated by the natural world and all of its beauty? Do you have a passion for the conservation and management of wildlife, habitats, and eco systems? Interested in pursuing a career in a wildlife or a natural resource related field? If so, then this is the summer camp for you!

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Camp Locations

nature is our classroom

Camp moves to new locations around the state each year so that our campers can experience all the different habitats and eco systems Texas has to offer. The 2014 Wildlife Conservation Camp will be held July 20-26 at the Welder Wildlife Foundation in Sinton, TX.

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WELCOME!!

So glad you found us! If you have an interest in ecology, wildlife management, or just in being outside and learning about nature, you’re at the right place. Our camp is an all-inclusive 7-day experience offered each summer. Join us and learn from professional wildlife biologists, botanists, and ecologists. The camp is an exciting mix of hands-on activities, outdoor exploration, and a lot of time with knowledgeable mentors. Subject matter will include wildlife and plant identification, species diversity, conservation ethics, wildlife capture and census techniques, wildlife tracking, predator-prey dynamics, population management, fishing, shooting sports, and much more.
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THE NEXT CAMP WILL BE HELD JULY 20-26, 2014 AT THE WELDER WILDLIFE REFUGE IN SINTON, TX.

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Rowdy

Rowdy

Sophomore

Everything here was amazing, and I had the best time learning.

Katie

Katie

Junior

This camp was awesome! I really had a blast and met a lot of new people. Thank you for the experience!

Cassie

Cassie

Junior

Y’all should keep this camp going for lots of generations to come.

Drew

Drew

Senior

I believe my ‘land ethic’ has greatly improved and that I am much more informed about what a ‘land ethic’ is.

Blake

Blake

Senior

Wildlife conservation means to me that we need to not only give to the land, but to give more than we take.

Michael

Michael

Sophomore

I honestly had a blast and you will get another application with my name on it next summer.

 

APPLY TODAY!

New Camper Application

Submission deadline May 1, 2014.

Returning Camper Application

Submission deadline April 1, 2014.

College Mentor Application

Submission deadline April 1, 2014.

SOME OF OUR PAST CAMPERS' REVIEWS!

Gallery

Gallery

Check out our gallery page to get a closer glimpse at the fun you too could have at our camp! Not only will you learn hands-on about all that our wildlife conservation camp has to offer, but you’ll form lasting friendships along the way.

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Fees & Resources

Fees & Resources

We hope the camp fee never keeps students from applying! Students are encouraged to first solicit sponsorship from their local Farm Bureau Organization. There are sponsors waiting for you to ask for their support!

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Volunteer

Volunteer

Serving as a Camp Volunteer will teach you valuable leadership skills and provide countless opportunities for networking with fellow natural resource students and professionals. Most important, this camp would not be possible without you!

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