Trees For Tomorrow in Eagle River is accepting applications from high school students interested in attending its weeklong Natural Resources Careers Workshop this summer.
The workshop, set for June 16-20 at Trees For Tomorrow’s campus in Eagle River, will introduce students to foresters, fisheries and wildlife biologists, water resource specialists, recreation land managers and other natural resources professionals.
“It truly is designed to help students discover whether a natural resources career is right for them and, if so, what area or focus they might want to pursue,” workshop coordinator Joe Panci said.
As part of the careers workshop, students will experience real-life fieldwork and develop a variety of outdoor skills. They’ll meet others with a similar passion for the outdoors; how to select and apply to colleges that match their outdoor career focus; and what various jobs require for education or training, what they pay and today’s job market.
Trees For Tomorrow, a private, nonprofit natural resources specialty school, has sponsored the workshop for more than 25 years. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and graduating seniors are eligible to attend.
Participation is limited to 30 and in order to be accepted, students must complete the application materials and also be recommended for the program by a teacher or school counselor. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 2.
The cost is $175 and includes all programming, 12 meals and four nights of lodging. Students also may opt to earn college credit for attending the workshop.
More details and application materials are available under the Programs tab at www.treesfortomorrow.com or by calling Panci at 715-479-6456, ext. 223.