Montana Youth Range Camp
2016 Montana Youth Range Camp will be hosted by the Cascade Conservation District during the week of July 31-August 4 at the Farmer's Union Camp in the Highwood mountains.
Cascade Conservation District
12 3rd St NW, Ste. 300
Great Falls, MT 59404
(406) 727-3603 x125
For questions, please contact:
Rangeland Resource Program Specialist
Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
Campers will be introduced to 25 of Montana’s important range plants—grasses, forbs, and shrubs—and will learn about the interaction of soils, water, plants, wildlife, and livestock on the range. The camp provides an excellent opportunity for youth of varying backgrounds to become more aware of the value and potential of Montana’s rangeland. This well organized, balanced, and educational program brings together range professionals and interested students to learn in the great outdoors. Evening programs and activities allow campers an opportunity to meet new friends and develop lasting friendships.
Camp registration fee is $175 which includes meals, lodging and supplies. Awards are given for outstanding individual and team achievement. Scholarships may be available to cover the cost of registration, call your local conservation district for more information.
Photos from 2014 Montana Youth Range Camp held at the Boone & Crockett's Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Ranch near Dupuyer, Montana.
Campers take a quiz and compete for belt buckles throughout the week.
Campers have the opportunity to learn hands-on about plant identification on the range.
Camp participants take measurements in the stream.
Campers get to learn from professionals in the field of rangeland management.
Camp has many fun evening activities also; last summer we hiked to a vantage point where we could see many wildlife out feeding in the evening hours.
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