Hands holding a seedling in dirt

September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019

Sauk County is one of the most beautiful and ecologically diverse counties in the state, and is home to important conservation organizations including:

  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The International Crane Foundation
  • Aldo Leopold Foundation 

Renowned leaders from these groups will lead fun and enlightening weekly seminars designed to engage middle school students in the field of environmental science on early release Wednesdays. Information on optional service projects will be distributed at each meeting. Instructors will meet students outside Jack Young Middle School and walk with them to campus via the Ice Age Trail.

Who Should Attend?

Middle school students.


$40 includes all materials.



Cancellations will receive a refund minus a $10 fee if received prior to the start of class. Cancellations must be made during office hours (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.). 

If you have any questions or concerns with the registration process please contact continuing@uwplatt.edu or call 608.342.1314.


The camp is located on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Baraboo Sauk County campus. For help finding the location you can view a campus map and driving directions.

If you have a disability and would like to request accommodations, please contact the office manager at continuing@uwplatt.edu at least two weeks prior to the start of the program.