2017 SMSC CONS 110 Summer Programs: Herpetology

Front Royal, Virginia
Sunday, June 25, 2017

Welcome to registration page for the 2017 Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation summer conservation courses!

  • Open to rising high school Juniors and Seniors and rising college Freshmen in good standing, with a demonstrated interest in conservation and the environment, and the ability to be exceptional representatives for their states and high schools.   Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received and when payment is received. If you are placed on a waitlist we will notify you.
  • Students will have the opportunity to interact with pre-eminent conservationists and explore the complexity of environmental problems in their social, political and economic contexts.
  • Highly qualified world experts, including Smithsonian scientists, Mason faculty, and colleagues from other U.S. and international conservation organizations provide students with direct connections to the most current research techniques and field work.
  • Earn 1 college credit through George Mason University at one of our immersive, one-week residential, field-based courses.

Because the operation of the SMSC summer conservation courses requires extensive advanced planning, costs are incurred long before the start of the conference. Accordingly the following Cancellation and Refund Policy will apply:

For cancellations prior to April 1, 2017, you may receive a full refund. For cancellations after April 1 through April 15, 2017, there is a $250.00 cancellation fee. There are no refunds issued after April 15, 2017. Students must submit all refund requests in writing to:

George Mason University
Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation
4400 University Drive
MS 5D3
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

A $250 deposit or full payment must be made to hold a position in the program. The full registration fee is due by May 15, 2017. 

The following items are needed to complete your registration:

- Health insurance information.  We will use the information you provided during your registration for the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment.

- Parent/Guardian electronic signature. Your parent/guardian must agree to several statements during the registration process. That person should be with you when you begin registering for the conference.

If you have questions or experience technical difficulties with registration, please contact the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at wyse@gmu.edu or 703-993-5010. Contact us at smsc@gmu.edu or 703-993-5336 for any questions regarding the program or schedule logistics.

2017 SMSC CONS 110: Herpetology

Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation
1500 Remount Rd.
Front Royal, VA 22630
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