The Upper Loup NRD provides a variety of scholarships and grants for teachers and students with an interest in natural resources.Adventure Camp on the Environment (ACE):This camp is for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students who want to learn more about Nebraska’s Natural Resources through hands-on investigation, exploration, and discovery. The Upper Loup NRD provides scholarships to attend the ACE Camp hosted by the states NRD’s at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. For more information and applications click on the links below to download or you can call our office at 308-645-2250. ACE Camp Informational Brochure.
ACE Camp 2017 dates are set for June 11-14
Youth Range Camp: The Upper Loup NRD provides scholarships to students who wish to attend Youth Range Camp on June 5-9, 2017, near Halsey, Nebraska. Students at the camp learn about range management, plant identification, grazing practices, and more. For more information and applications you can call our office 308-645-2250 or go to the Nebraska Society for Range Management website www.nesrm.org
Nebraska Ranch Practicum: The Upper Loup NRD sponsors one $100 scholarship per sub-district yearly. The Nebraska Ranch Practicum is a three-season, hands-on ranch management program designed to give participants the skills and education needed in today’s complex ranching industry. For more information and applications you can contact your local county extension office 308-645-2267 or ULNRD office 308-645-2250.
Envirothon: The Upper Loup NRD will help sponsor Envirothon teams from the district who make it to state competition. The Envirothon is a team competition that tests students on their knowledge of botany, wildlife, water, and other natural resources issues.