2020 Virtual Ag Science Conservation Camp

We’re excited to announce this year we are partnering with Prairie View A&M Universities Cooperative Extension Program’s 4-H & Youth Development Program to host our Agriculture Science Conservation Camp virtually!!!! Additional funding for students has been provided by Texas Parks & Wildlife Department-Game Wardens and State Representative Jarvis Johnson.

The Virtual Agriculture Science & Conservation Camp is a program aimed at increasing agricultural literacy, and raise awareness of protecting natural resources among elementary and middle school youth.

Our camp will take place July 27-29, 2020 and reach 85 elementary and middle school aged youth (3-8). The first two days educational sessions will be conducted online. On the third day students will take virtual field trips, students will learn about Prairie View A&M Universities College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) and about Black Western Culture from the Stevenson Ranch and agri-business from the R&S Deer Ranch.

Schedule:

July 27 Focus Agriculture:

  • What is 4-H?
  • Where my food comes from?
  • At home gardening
  • Urban agriculture
  • Nutrition education
  • Cattle production

July 28 Focus Conservation:

  • Wildlife conservation
  • Fish habitat
  • Protecting water resources
  • Law enforcement protecting natural resources
  • Zoonotic diseases
  • Agriculture and Natural Resource Careers

July 29 Virtual Field Trips

  • PVAMU College of Agriculture & Human Sciences
  • Stevenson Ranch
  • R&S Deer Ranch

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