Eco Practicum – summer program for environmental leaders
Eco Practicum is an environmental sustainability and action program for college students and recent graduates. Learn while impacting society and shaping the global future.
- Field Work with the Region’s Most Effective Organizations
- Practice Different Farming Models (Organic, Permaculture, Urban)
- Meet Experts, Farmers, Activists and Policy-makers
- Understand the Economics of Environmental In/Justice
- Flexible Options: Sign Up for 1 Up To All 4 Weeks
You’ll live at Camp Shomria, an educational campus located in the heart of the Catskills, at the crossroads of the food- and watersheds of the most dense urban center in the US. The facility has an on-site well, working farm, and derives 98% of its electricity from solar power.
Each day you’ll work on the farm learning new techniques, practicing small-scale animal husbandry, taking field trips to meet experts, and playing an active role in shaping the summer community. It’s fun and it’s necessary, now more than ever. Program Details