Ottawa County Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

Camp T.U.R.F

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2 week residential academy @ OSU to interact with professors and explore careers in horticulture and landscape.

  • 4-H
  • Agriculture Ed
  • FFA
When Jun 03, 2018 08:25 AM to
Jun 15, 2018 08:25 AM
Where Oklahoma State University
Contact Name Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Contact Phone 405-744-9709
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Camp T.U.R.F. is a 2-week, residential academy at Oklahoma State University – Stillwater.  Students will  interact with professors and explore a variety of careers in horticulture and landscaping, with hands-on activities at botanical gardens, field research stations, a turfgrass research center, greenhouses, research laboratories and design laboratories, as well as special OSU facilities such as the Insect Zoo.  Evening and recreational activities are also planned. The 2018 Camp TURF will be held June 3 through June 15.  2018 Camp TURF Application (Word application)

Some Camp Activities include: 

  • OSU Challenge (Ropes) Course
  • Learning and Creating Pervious Pavers
  • Insect Adventure
  • Learning About Landscape Design
  • Landscape Architecture Activities
  • Filming a Segment for Oklahoma Gardening
  • Hydroponic Farm Tour
  • Grafting
  • Cloning African Violets
  • Plus Evening/Weekend Recreational Activities

This academy is free for students. All expenses (food, transportation during the academy, suites) are paid by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Attendees are only required to provide transportation to and from the academy.

Students must be Oklahoma residents entering their freshman or sophomore year of high school in the fall of 2018.

Applications will be accepted beginning March 15, 2018.

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