North American Indigenous Summer Enrichment Camp
July 12-16, 2020
Deadline to Apply: July 6th
2021 Application will be open in April 2021
The Office of Native American Programs at Central Michigan University invite all Native American students interested in exploring life at college to apply for the week-long North American Indigenous Summer Enrichment Camp.
Participants: Native American students entering the 8th -12th grades this fall are eligible to apply. The first 20 students who return completed applications will be accepted into the program.
Where: Students will be housed in a residence hall and involved in activities
within Central Michigan University’s campus.
Why: NAISEC aims to expose young Native people to higher education and improve participants’ understanding and perceived ability to succeed in a college setting. The following are key components of NAISEC:
Students will learn how to take proper notes, prepare for exams and how to use the
University library for research.
Students will receive lessons on Anishinaabe language and history, contemporary issues in Native American communities and cultural leadership skills.
Students will attend workshops with admissions, career services and financial aid.
Students will be challenged to look at issues from multiple perspectives rather than one, to see the impact of their ability.
Students build team working skills and understand the value of working with others.