Hey everyone! It’s that time of the year again – Tusa Show Cattle Camp Time! I know all of you have been asking about camps and we finally have the dates and camp information ready for you. Hopefully you can join us in June – here’s the information you’ll need and please feel free to contact us for more information! Happy Easter!
About Our Camps
Tusa Show Cattle Camp is a workshop that revolves around youth involved with beef cattle show projects. The camp provides a hands-on experience while teaching youth techniques and tips on daily care, feeding and nutrition, showmanship, hair clipping and grooming, hoof trimming, health maintenance, and ethics. Tusa Show Cattle staff, as well as guest speakers, will provide their insight on these topics.
The camp incorporates leadership training throughout each section. The program includes both formal and informal education presented in a classroom setting as well as a hands-on instruction for each participant.
This year we will be providing three day camps and one overnight camp for youth to participate in. Participants are allowed to attend only ONE camp.
Please note: the overnight camp will have a limited availability! Send in your forms early to reserve a space!
The camps will be offered to current clients of Tusa Show Cattle. Once the deadline closes, the camps will be available on a first come, first served basis to the general public. Camp registration closes on Friday, May 13, 2011. Payment must accompany the registration forms in full in order to guarantee a spot within the capacity limit. Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Please note: Registration cancellations must be received by May 27, 2011. After this date, camp registration fees are non-refundable.
About Day Camp
The Tusa Show Cattle Day Camps contain instruction for a time period of one day only.
There will be two dates offered:
§ Day Camp #1: Friday, June 3
§ Day Camp #2: Friday, June 10
Day Camp Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. and adjournment will take place at approximately 7 p.m.
What do I need to bring to Day Camp?
Each camp participant is recommended to bring their own animal to work with throughout the day camp. This allows more one on one instruction that specifically deals with the participant’s animal. ***Participants are required to provide their own show stick, rope halter and show halter.
How Can I Sign Up?
The cost to each Tusa Show Cattle clients is $100 per camper (non-client rate is $125) which includes materials, a camp T-shirt, drinks, snacks and three meals. It is mandatory for each participant to sign all required camp forms, including a medical/liability release, emergency medical form, and camper application form. [attached to this email]
About Overnight Camp
The Tusa Show Cattle Overnight Camp contains instruction for a time period of two days. Due to limited time and space, there will only be one overnight camp offered:
§ Monday, June 6 - Wednesday, June 8
Overnight Camp check-in will begin at 5 p.m. on June 6 and adjournment will take place at approximately 5 p.m. on June 8.
We will provide lodging for camp participants. Male and female campers will be housed separately and all campers will be chaperoned.
What do I need to bring to Overnight Camp?
Each camp participant is recommended to bring their own animal to work with throughout the camp. This allows more one on one instruction that specifically deals with the participant’s animal. ***Overnight Camp participants are required to bring their show stick, rope halter and show halter, as well as feed and hay for their calf. You will need to bring a sleeping bag and pillow, as well as clothes and personal items required for the duration of their stay.
How Can I Sign Up?
The cost to each Tusa Show Cattle clients is $250 per camper (non-client rate is $300) which includes materials, camp T-shirt, lodging and meals. It is mandatory for each participant to sign all required camp forms, including a medical/liability release, emergency medical form, and camper application form.
What about Overnight Accommodations?
In the event that you may need overnight accommodations for your family prior to or after the camps, hotel accommodations recommended by Tusa Show Cattle are:
Best Western (15 min. from facility)
100 FM Road 147, Marlin, Texas
Holiday Inn Express (30 min. from facility)
1645 North Market Street, Hearne, Texas
Budget Host (30 min. from facility)
102 Lafferty Avenue, Cameron, Texas
We would be glad to accommodate your cattle overnight if needed. You are responsible for providing your own feed and hay.
For additional camp information, please contact:
Ingrid Tusa or Tiffany Sizemore
Day Camp Coordinators
Tusa Show Cattle
2958 FM 413
Reagan, Texas 76680
Ingrid Cell 979/595-7865
Tiffany Cell 512/818-0155