Summer Academies

CAFNR Summer Academies at Mizzou

Learn more about Mizzou and a field of your choice with a variety of summer offerings from the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources!

Animal Sciences Youth Leadership Academy

  • Overnight residential academies will not be scheduled for 2021. Check back for single-day campus events.  
  • Learn all about Missouri’s diverse and dynamic livestock industry, as well as build leadership skills. Interact with counselors, professors and livestock industry leaders.

Life Sciences Quest

  • Overnight residential academies will not be scheduled for 2021. Check back for single-day campus events.  
  • Learn about animal, human, plant and food sciences. Activities include hands-on experiences in biochemistry labs and at research farms; tours of various science and research industries; and opportunities to learn from professionals in science-related industries.

Livestock and Meats Judging Camps

  • Overnight residential academies will not be scheduled for 2021. Check back for single-day campus events.  
  • Livestock Judging Camp and Meats Judging Camp usually run in June.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Bryon Wiegand, wiegandb@missouri.edu

Mizzou Ag Communications Academy

  • Overnight residential academies will not be scheduled for 2021. Check back for single-day campus events.  
  • Do you strive to be an advocate for agriculture? This academy will help develop some of the tools to become an agricultural communicator. The academy will showcase opportunities within communication while interacting with professionals in the field.

Mizzou Teach Ag Academy

  •  Overnight residential academies will not be scheduled for 2021. Check back for single-day campus events.  
  • Do you have a passion for agriculture and working with people? This academy allows you to learn what it means to be an agriculture teacher and FFA advisor. You will learn from current teachers and have exposure to cutting-edge agriculture curriculum.

Mizzou Trap Academy

  • Overnight residential academies will not be scheduled for 2021. Check back for single-day campus events.  
  • For young rising sophomores, juniors and seniors to learn techniques, leadership, team building and mental preparation.

Natural Resources Careers Academy

  • Overnight residential academies will not be scheduled for 2021. Check back for single-day campus events.  
  • For students interested in the natural world, conservation and environmental studies. Learn about careers in forestry, nature interpretation, fisheries, environmental sciences, outdoor recreation, tourism, soil science, atmospheric science and wildlife.