Wildlife Youth Camp
What is the Wildlife Department Youth Camp?
The application period for 2014 has expired. Check back for details regarding the 2015 Wildlife Youth Camp
|Are you interested in a career as a game warden or perhaps a fisheries or wildlife biologist? The Oklahoma Wildlife Department Youth Camp is an excellent opportunity for youth to explore possible future careers in wildlife management. In order to give participants a better understanding of wildlife and fisheries management and law enforcement, the entire camp is conducted by game wardens, wildlife and fisheries professionals and dedicated hunters and anglers.|
When is it?June 22-27, 2014 at OU Biological Station, Lake Texoma, OK
Who should attend?
What will you learn?Fishing, self defense, wildlife law enforcement, archery, wildlife identification, rifle/shotgun shooting, ropes course, wildlife management, waterfowl/deer/turkey hunting and enforcement.
How to Apply?■ Be 14-16 years of age (applicants must turn 14 prior to June 22, 2014).
■ Write an essay (about 75 words) describing why they wish to attend the camp, why they should be selected and what they expect to learn.
■ Provide one letter of recommendation (by someone other than a family member).
■ Provide a photograph of a recent outdoor-related event of activity.
■ Be ready to have a fun week!
A Maximum of 35 youth will be selected to attend the camp.