Camp Director: Vernon Parent (4-H Youth Development) Utah State University Extension
    Assistant Director: Cindy Ledbetter (Range Scientist) US Bureau of Land Management - Salt Lake District


    Peer Counselors

    5 peer counselors are selected, often from past camp participants, who have graduated from High School and are pursuing a secondary education in natural resources.

    Counselor Application


    Camp Instructors

    Meredith Albers - NRCS


    Meredith is the NRCS Soil Scientist for Utah   Before coming to Utah she worked as a Soil Scientist in Montana, Minnesota, and Iowa.  She provides project-specific soils information and training assistance, helping people understand the soil as a resource.  At the soils station, students will learn how the soil forms and functions in the landscape, and its implications for different management and land uses.  


    Partner Agency Staff

    Sierra Hellstrom - US Forest Service - Region 4 - Ogden
    Jeanette Shackelford - US Bureau of Land Management
    Tom Marston  (Hydrologist) US Geological Survey, Utah Water Resources District Office
    Shane Mower  (Wildlife/Aquatic Biology) US Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 
    Dave Snyder (Wildlife/Aquatic Biology) US Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 
    Jake Owens (Soils) Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Ephraim office 
    John Guyon (Plant Pathologist)  US Forest Service (USFS), Ogden office
    Danielle Reboletti (Entomologist) US Forest Service (USFS), Ogden office
    Nickie Frey (Wildlife Specialist) Utah State University Extension, Cedar City
    Julie Nance (Secondary Science Teacher) Nebo School District
    Raymond Grow - Soil Scientist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service - Salt Lake Office
    Diane Cote - Forester - Manti-La Sal NF, Sanpete Ranger District
    Stacey Smith - US Bureau of Reclamation (BOR)