2018 Food & AgScience Summer Program
The USDA Food and AgScience Summer Program hosted at the UC DREC/Farm Smart in Holtville, CA is an experiential learning experience to help high school students in the Imperial Valley explore careers and educational pathways in STEAM fields of study. The hands-on program will provide high school students with practical experiences in the vast field of agriculture, from the scientific, professional, and technical aspects, that will serve to intensify the pre-college student’s interest on considering to pursue a STEAM field of study by building a foundation and learning about the importance of agriculture in the Imperial Valley through awareness, knowledge, and appreciation. Overall, high school students will have the opportunity to expand their interest in STEAM fields of study beyond the classroom through Ag-related educational activities with professional development and youth empowering learning experiences.
University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources