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UVM Summer & Fall Science and Environmental Programs

The UVM 4-H Teen & Leadership Program just sent along this info about a wealth of available programs for secondary students. Check it out:

Summer of Science

Registration is now open for these activities. Open to youth in grades 7-12. Click here to learn more. 

  • GIS Camp (June 24-28, 9:30 – 3:30 daily)
  • Farming, Climate Change & Water Quality (July 11, 9 am – 12 noon)
  • Natural Resources Management Academy (July 19-21, overnight camp)- registration is open; click here to learn more.
  • Science on Lake Champlain (July 25, full day or half day 9 am – 12 noon or 1:00 – 4:00 pm)
  • The Science of Maple (July 31, 9:00 – 11:30 am)

4-H Science Pathways Cafe Leadership Team

Currently accepting applications for this program. Learn more here.

Youth Environmental Summit (YES)

YES is an annual event for students in grades 6-12 who want to learn about environmental issues and find ways to take action. This year’s Summit will take place at the Barre Civic Center on November 1, 2019 – Save the Date! If you would like to submit a workshop proposal, then please click here for the form. Proposals will be due by June 1st. We strongly encourage youth presenters to apply! And, teachers take note – the Vermont Creative Schools Initiative Teacher Institute is offering to help you design your school project for YES. Read the flyer to learn more about this opportunity. Check out this video from last year’s cafe to hear from teen presenters directly.

VTeen 4-H Trail Stewards

For those of who you live near Elmore State Park (Elmore) or Little River State Park (Waterbury) we are partnering with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation to offer this pilot program. Learn more here.

Teen Science Cafe

We also hope you will also join us at our next teen science cafe “Cancer Treatment Discovery! Form Fits Function” on May 4. Click here for the cafe flyer, or sign up online today!

UVM Summer Academy

Choose from 4-week programs (2 weeks on campus, 2 weeks online) in Health & Medicine, Adventures in Neuroscience, Storytelling with Words and Photographs, Biomedical Science and Human Disease, and Drones for Environmental Mapping. Find out more & apply here.



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