This year Bass Brigade will once again be held at the Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, July 8-12, 2014.
The Bass Brigade camp is part of the larger Texas Brigades' program. The Texas Brigades is a wildlife-focused leadership development program for high school youth (ages 13-17). There are five different camps: Bobwhite Brigade, Buckskin Brigade, Bass Brigade, Waterfowl Brigade, and Ranch Brigade. Youth attending the camps are introduced to specific habitat management principles, hone their communication skills, and develop land ethics. The state's leading wildlife and fisheries biologists and land managers serve as instructors and mentors.
The camps are held on private ranches in different areas of the state. In addition to learning animal anatomy and behavior, botany, nutrition, habitat management, population dynamics, etc., cadets will learn valuable leadership skills. Youth write news releases, practice public speaking, and find out how to handle radio and television interviews.
Learn more about all the Texas Brigades' Camps at: http://www.texasbrigades.org/
Rolling Plains Bobwhite, Centennial Lodge, Coleman, June 14-18, 2014
South Texas Buckskin, Southern Star Ranch, Uvalde, June 15-19, 2014
*Updated* South Texas Bobwhite, Buck Horn Creek Ranch, Pleasanton, June 27 - July 1, 2014
Bass Brigade, Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, July 8-12, 2014
North Texas Buckskin, El Escondrijo, San Angelo, July 13-17, 2014
Ranch Brigade, Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, July 15-19, 2014
Waterfowl Brigade, BigWoods on the Trinity, Tennessee Colony, July 20-24, 2014
If you know a youth interested in biology, conservation, leadership, or just appreciate the outdoors, you should consider helping them apply to one of these camps. This is an excellent opportunity to find a career, meet new friends, and become an ambassador for conservation.The deadline for applying is March 15th so there is not much time left. Find out more about applying at: