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AgDiscovery Camp: Investing in the Future of American Agriculture

Program Overview


AgDiscovery is a unique opportunity for students to explore agricultural sciences, and gain knowledge about careers in animal and plant disciplines, wildlife management, veterinary medicine, biotechnology, entomology, food safety, food production, agribusiness, forestry, and MUCH more! Students experience hands-on learning workshops, behind-the-scenes tours, laboratory and field exercises, in addition to a variety of cultural and teambuilding activities.

This two-week summer residential program targets students 15 – 17 years of age as of the first day of camp. Students chosen to participate in AgDiscovery will explore a research topic through hands-on laboratory experiences, workshops, and field trips. Students will also participate in character and team-building activities and diversity workshops.


15 – 17 year olds


June 19 -30, 2023


North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC


Students selected for Ag-DISCOVERY will pay only the cost of their transportation to and from NC State’s campus. The Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee of APHIS’ Plant Protection and Quarantine Division will sponsor the cost of tuition, room and board, and lab supplies for the two-week program.

How Do I Apply?

Applications are completed through the Ag-Discovery website. You may visit it here.
Application Deadline is March 31, 2023!


Sharon Scott, 919-515-9402

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