Harris County summer program to teach students about leadership, agriculture


The Steve Radack Group Center is located on Clay Road. (Courtesy Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam)

A mannequin new program to serve K-12 college students will supply free 5-day camps starting in June, said Misha Chakraborty, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension 4-H Youth Program grant assistant. The objective is To current entryible profession enchancment for underprivileged college students, she said.

“The subjects Shall be associated to management enchancment and crop enchancment,” she said. “Our focus is To current various profession decisions to The college students So as that they Discover out about profession decisions Inside the agricultural area.”

This method Shall be on-line from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. starting June 14 And might resume in particular person July 19-23 On the Steve Radack Group Center, 18650 Clay Road, Houston.

Chakraborty said the program is supported by the Harris County Division of Education, and grants Shall be currentd for 15 college students to attend every of The two program durations, That are Chop up into kindergarten by way of eighth grade and Highschool college students. Registration Might be accomplished on-line, and grants Shall be out there on A primary-come, first-served basis.

Roger Bridgwater, director at Harris County Precinct 3, has additionally agreed To current A school bus so college students and staff members can safely journey to and from area journey places.

“What I’m making an try to do is make the packages utterly free for The college students,” Chakraborty said. “So The college students can entry assets, They typically don’t Want to fear about paying.”