Oregon State University 4-H learned it received $30,000 funding for a 4-H Marine Science and Technology camp for 57 youth entering grades 10-12. The Application Deadline is May 24!
There is a $35 application fee, otherwise a full scholarship is provided for selected youth for 6 days at OSU and Hatfield and on the 64-foot sailing research vessel Ocean Watch. You can see more information about Ocean Watch's 25,000-mile Around the Americas research voyage at this link http://oceantoday.noaa.gov/aroundtheamericas/
The six day Ocean Watch 4-H Marine Ambassadors Camp will take place on the Oregon State University (OSU) campus for two nights and in Newport at the Hatfield Marine Science Center for three nights. Transportation is provided between OSU and Hatfield. On the OSU campus youth will learn to be 4-H Marine Ambassadors, tour labs, participate in science classes and work with a team to construct Remote Operated Vehicles. In Newport campers will be introduced to the 64-foot sailing research vessel Ocean Watch.
4-H Marine Ambassador Application Process:
§ Parent/Guardian and student complete the student application form. Download the application at http://oregon.4h.oregonstate.edu
§ Camper Applicant writes a 350- 400 word essay.
§ Pay a $35.00 application fee. The fee will be returned if the applicant is not selected.
No other fees apply. All other camp fees are covered by a scholarship to selected youth.
For more questions contact Sandra Carlson, Clatsop County 4-H & Extension 503-325-8573