High school students 13 to 16 interested in pursuing environmental careers are invited to apply by April 28 for Conservation Leadership Academy at Lacawac Sanctuary in Lake Ariel.
During five days start on June 25, week, campers will experience hands-on science, kayak the upper Delaware River and research sustainable agriculture, forestry, aquatic research, avian ecology and leadership skills.
Through local business sponsors and the Wayne Pike Conservation Partnership, Lacawac offers the week for $300 and a special discount for Wayne and Pike county resident who pay $75.
For more details and applications, visit www.lacawac.org/summer-leadership-academies.html.
Contact Jamie Reeger at 570-689-9494 or jamie.reeger@lacawac.org with questions.
Lacawac Sanctuary is a nonprofit association founded in 1966 for the purpose of protecting a gift of the original Connell Park lands by Arthur and Isabel Watres and facilitating environmental education and research. Located on Lake Wallenpaupack, the Lacawac Sanctuary Foundation plays an important role in the preservation of Lake Lacawac which is one of the southernmost glacial lakes in the hemisphere and has been preserved in pristine condition free from development and encroachment. For more information visit www.lacawac.org.