Student Camps

2018 FULL STEAM AHEAD! CAREERS SCHOLARSHIP

Monday 16 April 2018 to Thursday 19 April 2018

A free scholarship initiative for secondary school students involving a camp and work placement.

Food and Fibre Education SA invites students in Year 10 to 12 to discover the world of agriculture and technology in South Australia by applying for our Full STEAM ahead scholarship. The theme of the camp is ‘STEAM’ – science, technology, engineering, agriculture and maths.

THE CAMP

Running over four days, the camp will visit a range of metropolitan and regional areas showcasing different careers and opportunities in food production, plant science, livestock nutrition and animal genetics, agricultural science, agricultural engineering and food science. Meet potential employers, network with South Australian research scientists and industry experts, explore over 50 different careers and see which one suits you!

THE PLACEMENT

Following the camp you will get the opportunity to complete a week long work placement at a food and fibre based organisation. Here you will try your hand at being a researcher, consultant or producer gaining valuable career networks and experience.

WHERE

The camp will take students on a tour through exciting research organisations, educational institutions and agricultural businesses in Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills, the Adelaide Plains, Outer Harbour, the Mid-north and the Barossa Valley.

WHO

Anyone in years 10 – 12 can apply! If you like science, are curious about where your food comes from or are considering a career in the industry we encourage you to apply.

COST

FREE for 20 students only. Students will be assessed on their application.

SUPERVISION

Students will be supervised by the Education Staff from the Food and Fibre Education SA team and a representative teacher from the Agricultural Science Teachers Association. All staff have had the required police checks and are skilled educators.

CAMP INCLUDES
  • Four day industry camp from 16-19 of April 2018
  • All meals, accommodation and transport
  • Site visits
WHEN

Monday 16 April 2018 to Thursday 19 April 2018