2018 Summer Camp Applications Available November 1st!

Check out our 2018 Camp Dates! We look forward to seeing you next summer!

Cadet Financial Assistance Application

Camp tuition allows Texas Brigades to provide a truly unique experience for each individual. Financial assistance may be available to assist in covering the $500 tuition. Texas Brigades will help you raise funds to attend camp. Click Here to apply for financial assistance.

Cadet Application – Not open at this time

2018 Cadet Applications available November 1, 2017!

We are looking for 13-17 year old students (incoming 8th graders to incoming seniors) who are highly motivated, active in a variety of extracurricular activities, and interested in the outdoors, wildlife, and natural resource conservation.

**Cadet Applications require completion of two essay questions, as well as listing achievements/honors/awards and hobbies. We strongly encourage applicants to have this information prepared prior to starting the application.**

Essay Question #1: TBD

Essay Question #2: TBD

Adult Leader Application – Not open at this time

2018 Adult Leader Applications available November 1, 2017!

We are looking for highly motivated adults who are interested in the outdoors, wildlife, and natural resource conservation, who wish to share that interest with young adults. Experience with wildlife, fisheries, and/or animal agriculture is not required.

Assistant Leader Application – Not open at this time

2018 Assistant Leader Applications available November 1, 2017!

You may apply for this position if you have previously attended a camp and are interested in being a leader among your peers. This application is a TWO PART PROCESS. You must submit a Book of Accomplishments and complete this application to be considered for the position and scholarship opportunities. You may apply now and submit your book closer to the deadline.

Special Agent Application – Not open at this time

2018 Special Agent Applications available November 1, 2017!

You may apply for this position if you have previously attended a camp and are interested in working for a specific camp committee. This application is a TWO PART PROCESS. You must submit a Book of Accomplishments and complete this application to be considered for the position.You may apply now and submit your book closer to the deadline.

Texas Brigades Summer Staff Application – Not open at this time

2018 Summer Staff Applications available early 2018!

You may apply for a summer staff position if you have previously attended camps, have completed projects/submitted a Book of Accomplishments, and are interested in assisting Texas Brigades with summer camps. Along with your application, you will submit a 1-page resume and a telephone interview will follow the application deadline.

W.I.L.D. Application – Not open at this time

Texas Brigades W.I.L.D. Class of 2017 have been selected!

We are looking for top-of-the-line brigades graduates who want to further their participation and understanding of natural resource conservation, as well as to improve/prepare you for professional settings and opportunities. This application is a TWO PART PROCESS; submitting this application as well as a resume outlining your acheivements, honors, school and work experience, etc. Applicants will partake in a telephone interview prior to the end of 2016. Selected participants will be notified in January 2017. Participants will be required to attend four (4) meetings throughout the year; which will be discussed during the telephone interview.

About The Camps

WHERE & WHEN WILL THE CAMPS BE HELD?

  • Rolling Plains Bobwhite Brigade – Centennial Lodge, Coleman, TX
    June 2018 (TBD)
  • South Texas Buckskin Brigade – Welder Wildlife Refuge, Sinton, TX
    June 17-21, 2018
  • South Texas Bobwhite Brigade – Buck Horn Creek Ranch, McCoy, TX
    June 22-26, 2018
  • Bass Brigade – Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, TX
    July 6-10, 2018
  • Ranch Brigade – Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, TX
    July 16-20, 2018
  • Coastal Brigade – Sea Star Base, Galveston, TX
    July 17-21, 2018
  • North Texas Buckskin Brigade – Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, TX
    July 22-26, 2018
  • Waterfowl Brigade – BigWoods on the Trinity, Tennessee Colony, TX
    July 22-26, 2018

WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS?
All students with an interest in learning life and leadership skills, and/or an interest in biology, wildlife, fisheries, conservation, or the outdoors are encouraged to apply. You must be 13-17 years of age and you should also be willing to commit to conducting a minimum of three educational programs when you return home.

HOW MANY CADETS ARE AT THE CAMP?
Each camp is a little different because of facilities. There will be 20-30 cadets at each.

HOW DO I APPLY?
We recommend you apply online, via our website. By clicking the appropriate application link, you will be directed to the online application. Once submitted, you should receive a confirmation email within 72 hours. If you have trouble with the online application, you may obtain a copy by contacting the Texas Brigades office. If you have obtained a paper copy, you may submit via email.
Phone: (210) 556-1391
E-mail: camps@texasbrigades.org

IS THERE A FEE?
Yes. The fee of $500 covers all meals, lodging, and supplies. We encourage you to solicit all or part of your fee from your local Soil and Water Conservation District, bank, civic group, or conservation organization. The Brigades will help you locate a sponsor, if requested. An application for Camp Tuition Financial Assistance can be found here Don’t let money stop you from applying! We will help you find financial assistance.