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COARC Summer Science Academy
The Summer Science Academy will take place each day, Monday, August 10th through Friday, August 14th from 9 AM -3 PM, at the Central Oregon Agricultural Research Center (850 NW Dogwood Lane, Madras). Students are responsible for having transportation to and from the research center and a free lunch will be provided for all participants. Each day will cover a different area/topic, with hands on learning and activities, including:
• Soil Science
• Local Farms and Bees
• Animals and Rangeland
• Local Agribusinesses
Due to the in depth nature of the Science Academy we will only be accepting 10 students this year. Please fill out the attached application and submit a one page, double spaced essay describing why you would like to attend and how you believe science relates to agriculture by Wednesday, June 29th, 2015. Applicants will be notified by Monday, July 6th if they have been selected or not. Please make sure your contact information is accurate so we are able to contact you.
Selected students will receive a packet of information in the mail including agenda and medical release forms toward the end of July.