Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Youth Lab 2020 Deadline Extended


We are excited to announce that registration for the CEP 4-H Virtual Youth Lab is live and the deadline has been extended. The link to registration is on the attached flyer, as well as below.

The Youth Lab summer program reaches underserved teens in 8th, 9th , 10th  and 11th  grades from seven (7) urban counties and several rural counties within the State of Texas. The 4-H and Youth Development Unit of the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences at Prairie View A&M University hosts the virtual camp to introduce young people to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers in agriculture. There are two overarching goals of this program:

1.) to increase the likelihood of youth from historically under-served/ underrepresented populations to pursue enrollment in post-secondary education
2.) to provide an awareness of and encourage interest to pursue careers in food, agriculture, natural resources, and human (FANH) careers. These goals are parallel to the mission of S.A.L.E., Inc. by focusing on educating and developing the youth of Texas for careers in agriculture. 

The agenda for this program is set up with fun, exciting, and educational activities filled with guest speakers, virtual field trips, VR experience, college tours, and more.
If you have youth that would be interested in applying follow the link www.pvamu.edu/cahs/4-h-youth-lab-scholarship-application/   to apply by June 30, 2020. There is one recommendation letter required.

Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you,

Nathan Tucker

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