for Teens

2019-2020 Program

Field experience dates & location:

July 14 - 20, 2019 at UConn Storrs Campus

Conservation project dates:

May/June 2019 to February 2020 to be completed in your own town at your own pace under mentor guidance.

Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources dates: March 2020 at UConn Storrs Campus

Program Fee: Our program fees are determined by a sliding scale which takes into account annual household income and number of claimed dependents. Additional financial assistance may also be provided on a case by case basis

Applications due by April 1, 2019.

About CAP

NRCA's Conservation Ambassador Program is great for high school students (grades 9 to 11) that are interested in the environment,science, and community engagement. Through a week-long field experience at UConn and a community conservation project, this program engages high school students in natural resource science and conservation biology in a fun and exciting way through experiential, place-based learning. This program was awarded the 2016 Maria Pirie Environmental Education Program Award from the New England Environmental Education Alliance.

The NRCA is a partnership among:
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