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1 Week to Submit Applications for Summer Camp!

We want to clear up any misconceptions about our upcoming summer youth camp and see YOU get your application in! Read through our "Summer Camp Q+A", put an end to those looming questions, and submit your application by Monday June 18th.


2018 Summer Youth Camp Q+A:


Q: Does camp cost anything to attend?

A: No! Camp is FREE! All expenses for housing, food and activities are included for the any youth that participates.


Q: Do I have to be enrolled in a tribe to apply and participate in the 1854’s summer youth camp?

A: No! Any youth that is affiliated with a tribe in Michigan, Wisconsin or Minnesota is encouraged to apply, including descendants.


Q: Is Nenda – Gikendan Noopiming gaye Nibiing a day camp?

A: No – 1854’s summer youth camp is an overnight camp. Parents/guardians are only responsible for dropping off and picking up youth participants at 1854’s Duluth office on travel days, Monday July 30thand Friday August 3rd. All other transportation to activities and field sites will be provided.


Q: Where do the participants stay when they attend summer youth camp?

A: Summer youth camp participants will stay at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in Finland, MN. 


Q: When are applications due?

A: Applications to participate in camp Nenda – Gikendan Noopiming gaye Nibiing are due Monday June 18th.


Q: “I really want to come to this summer camp but I need help on completing my application!”

A: Need help?? Coordinator Marne Kaeske is available and willing to help any interested individuals complete and submit the application – just give her a call: 218-722-8907


Q: “My kid is entering 10thgrade – are they old enough to attend?”

A: Yes! Youth entering 10th through 12th grade are welcome and encouraged to apply to attend summer camp. 


Q: “I can’t drop my youth off for camp, are there any other options for transportation to camp?”

A: Yes! Contact Camp Coordinator Marne Kaeske to discussion options for how to enable your youth to attend: 218-722-8907

Newsletter, Niibin 2018
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