Entomology Youth Programs

 Summer Entomology Camps!

Now accepting registrations!  We always fill up fast with a long waiting list, so be sure to get registered soon.

Campers get the change to learn all about entomology and become junior entomologists.  We will perform experiments and activities with insects, get to hold tarantulas, roaches, millipedes and more. Campers will also collect insects and put together an insect collection.  Campers will receive a student collection kit, complete with professional net, all the materials needed to collect and pin insects, a collection bag, and collection box.  For more information, contact Molly at mekeck@ag.tamu.edu or 210-631-0400.

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Camp 1 – June 26-28, 2017 – FULL!

Camp 2 – July 17-19, 2017 – FULL!

Hardberger Park, West Entrance.  8400 NW Military. 9am-2pm

Camp 3 – July 24-26

NISD Education Center, 6632 Bandera Rd

register at http://nisd.net/ace      Keyword: Bug

 

 

School & Youth Group Presentations:

If you are an educator and would like someone to speak to your school about insects, please let us know.  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has a group of wonderful volunteers who will come out to your location and give a 30-45 minute lesson on entomology, complete with live insects, props, and an insect collection.

  • AgriLife Extension can work with you to set up a presentation. We request that presentations do not start earlier than 9am, for grades 1st and up.  We prefer no more than 30 1st & 2nd graders and no more than 60 3rd -5th graders per session.
  • Please contact Molly at 210-631-0400 or mekeck@ag.tamu.edu to schedule something.

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Field Trips

Bring your class to us and we’ll show you live insects, amazing insect displays, museum quality collections, activities and experiments.  Cost is $2 per child.  Choose 1-2 hour field trip times.  Subject to classroom and instructor availability.  Contact Molly at mekeck@ag.tamu.edu or 210-631-0400 to schedule a field trip for your class or organization!  Located at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208.

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Entomology 4-H

Get involved in 4-H Entomology!  Practices will be located at the Bexar County Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208.  For more information about 4-H Entomology contests or how to enroll, contact Molly at mekeck@ag.tamu.edu

 

 


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