Nature High Summer Camp is a week long, high energy learning experience for high school
aged youth living in the state of Utah. The camp is sponsored by several federal and
state organizations and the cost per student is only $100.00
Set in the Manti-LaSal National Forest, the Great Basin Environmental Education Center provides an idyllic setting in which to learn about natural resources management.
Federal professionals share their expertise by providing actual field experiences
in hydrology, rangeland conservation, wildlife biology, soils, and forestry. They
help the participants see the fun,and frustrations, of a federal resource management
Students apply their learning by tackling some local, real world, management issues. They are divided into teams that represent user groups and are challenged to find collaborative solutions. Student comments at the end of camp provide insight to their experiences. Throughout the week, campers also participate in team games, a cultural Olympics, guest speaker symposiums, a tour of Snow College (including a few hours in the recreation center), campfire programs, and a star party at the top of the world.