Apply to Conservation Ambassador Program

Who Should Apply?

Connecticut high school students currently in grades 9, 10, and 11 who are interested in the surrounding environment and motivated to protect it. Students currently in grade 12, or students graduating from high school in Spring/Summer 2017 are not eligible for admission.

It is our mission to make NRCA's Conservation Ambassador Program available to all students regardless of financial circumstances. Students who need help with part or all of the program cost should submit a completed Conservation Ambassador Online Financial Aid Application Form. Students receiving free or reduced lunch may submit a document of their Free/Reduced Lunch enrollment in place of the Conservation Ambassador Online Financial Aid Application Form. If you are interested in financial aid, we encourage you to contact us so that we can help you with the process.

How Do I Apply?

Submit an application before June 1st to be placed on a wait list.

To apply, please submit:

The application fee should be made payable to the University of Connecticut and can be mailed to:


Natural Resources Conservation Academy
University of Connecticut
1376 Storrs Rd. Unit 4087
Storrs, CT 06269-4087

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us:

Abby Beissinger, CAP Program Coordinator
Tel: 860-486-5239
Fax: 860-486-5408
E-mail: or
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