Urban Forestry Careers Camp

Urban Forestry Careers Camp

Explore your future career in the exciting and growing field of Urban Forestry.  Come spend a week on Maryland's flagship campus in College Park and experience hands-on learning with industry professionals and experts in  many forestry-related fields.

Be one of 40 high school students selected to spend a week at the University of Maryland with other like-minded students from across the state.

The one-week camp will be held from July 7 - July 13, 2024.

Planning for the new camp is in full swing and a daily schedule of activities will be made available soon.  Please see the application instructions below and, since space is limited to 40 students, send in an application now to get your name on the list for consideration.  

Students must be currently enrolled in high school at the Sophomore level or higher by September 2024.  Newly graduated seniors are eligible as well.

The tuition is paid for by the Maryland Forestry Foundation, made possible by a grant from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

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The Application Process

  1.  Ensure your availability for the entire 7-day period from Sunday, July 7 to Saturday, July 13 and arrange for transportation to and from the University of Maryland, College Park on those days.  Arrival should be between 2:00-3:00 on Sunday with departure at 12:00 on Saturday.
  2. Complete the online application.
  3. Have 2 Letters of Recommendation submitted online on your behalf by a teacher, counselor, club adviser or another  non-family adult.
  4. The 5-person Selection Committee will review your application along with the Letters of Recommendation and will notify you directly of their decision.
  5. Once a student is accepted, families must pay a $150 Activity Fee to finalize the application process and to reserve a space at camp.  Checks should be sent to:
    Maryland Forestry Foundation
    124 South Street #3
    Annapolis,  MD   21401
  6. After acceptance, the Camp Director will send you all the necessary information for you to have a successful and enriching week at UFCC.

 

 

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