Mecosta County Youth Academy Accepting Applications

The Mecosta County Youth Academy is currently accepting applications for their camp this summer.

The academy is a one-week program for boys and girls ages 12-14, and will be held July 18-22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will focus on several topics, including: teamwork, leadership, physical fitness, defensive tactics, firearms safety, first aid and fire safety.

The academy is sponsored by the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office and the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety.

For more information, contact Officer William Sell at the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety at 231-527-0005 or click here to apply.

Applications are due by May 13 at 4 p.m.