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Teens ages 14-17: Apply NOW to be a NH Natural Leader
This program is an education and leadership development program designed to inspire emerging environmental and community leaders through active engagement in fun outdoor recreational and educational experiences.
Natural Leaders Summer Camp: June 26 - July 1, 2011
Cost: Fee for six-day summer camp, plus followup activities, is $575
Not your ordinary summer camp! This is an education and leadership development program
designed to inspire emerging environmental and community leaders
through active engagement in fun outdoor recreational and educational experiences. Meet youth from around the state as you participate in leadership skills training, group challenge activities, explore New Hampshire ecosystems and get a hands-on look at air quality research, aquatic systems, wildlife management and forestry operations.
is packed with activities, including hiking in and staying overnight in one of
the Appalachian Mountain Club huts. Led by professionals from the UNH Cooperative Extension, Appalachian Mountain Club, NH Fish and Game Department, NH Department of Environmental Services and NH Student Conservation Association. The summer camp takes place at Barry Conservation Camp in the White Mountain National Forest, Berlin, N.H. You'll also have an opportunity to do a day of service in the
fall. Program is limited to 20 youth age 14-17.
The New Hampshire Natural Leaders Program is a project of the New Hampshire Children in Nature Coalition (NHCiNC) and the national Children and Nature Network. It seeks to expand opportunities for youth participation in outdoor, nature-based activities that are environmentally friendly, creative, and involve physical activity. The coalition has membership of over fifty New Hampshire organizations and several hundred individuals. Partners include the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, UNH Cooperative Extension, the Appalachian Mountain Club, The Harris Center for Conservation Education, the New Hampshire Student Conservation Association, New Hampshire Audubon, Healthy New Hampshire Foundation and the NH Department of Environmental Services.
The agencies and organizations involved with NH Natural Leaders are equal opportunity educators and employers; programs and policies are consistent with pertinent Federal and State laws and regulations on non-discrimination regarding age, color, handicap, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.