June 16–21, 3pm–1pmWhere
Ohio State University 1739 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210
The ExploreAg program is a FREE weeklong experience for high school students where they are introduced to various aspects of agriculture, food science, environmental sciences and more, both in the classroom and through opportunities for hands-on learning both on and off campus at the Ohio State University. Twenty-five students will be accepted for the camp.
ExploreAg students will interact with and learn directly from internationally known teachers, scientists and researchers. Subject areas include food science, precision agriculture, animal science, natural resources, management skills, technology and agricultural business. In addition to the classroom experience, scholars will participate in field experiences that highlight cutting-edge research and meet industry partners to provide a glimpse of various careers in related fields.
Program costs covered include on-campus accommodations, meals, staffing, course supplies, program materials and transportation. Supervision is provided at all times by faculty, staff and program counselors who are current college students in related majors.
The deadline to apply is March 30. Applicants will be asked to submit a short application and a 1-3 minute video stating their views on “How can technology be used to end hunger?” Students selected will be notified April 19 of their selection.