The Tractor Certification Camp is a 15-hour course that meets Georgia Department of Labor guidelines. For ages 14 to 15, it's set for June 10-13 at the State FFA/FHA Camp in Covington, Ga.
The Farm Safety Camp is for children 10 to 13 years old. Also at the FFA/FHA camp, it's scheduled for June 17-20. The camp offers classes in animal, equipment and personal safety, including introductory CPR.
The cost is $60 for each, or $75 after June 1. Some scholarships are available. To learn more about the camps or scholarships, or to get an application, call Nancy Fussell at 1-800-367-9083. Or call Judy Hartley at (912) 370-2617.
(Dan Rahn is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.)