Sign up for 2013 South Dakota Youth Range Camp

Farm Forum

BROOKINGS – South Dakota Youth Range Camp will be held June 4-6, 2013 near Sturgis. The camp is open to youth ages 14-18 who have an interest in Rangeland management and use.

“South Dakota Youth Range Camp provides hands on experience with rangeland resources,” said Dave Ollila, SDSU Extension Sheep Specialist and camp coordinator.

During the three-day camp, campers will learn about Range Plant Identification, Ecological Sites, Similarity Index, Stocking Rates, Wildlife Habitat, Range Improvement, Range Ecology and information on careers related to rangelands.

The camp is limited to approximately 60 students, and students are selected on a first-come-first-serve basis. Pre-registration is required. To register for the 2013 South Dakota Youth Range Camp contact Ollila at 605-394-1722 or

For more information contact Lantz or Ollila at (605) 394-1722 or