Leech Lake Tribal College’s Azhegiiwe Bagwajaya’ii (She/he goes back to the wilderness) will be hosting the third annual Earth Systems Summer Camp for area high school students.
Teens who have a desire to explore the physical, chemical and biological processes that shape the environment through exploratory activities are encouraged to attend. The camp is free and will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 24-27. The four-day, jam-packed camp will blend science and exploration with real field experience to increase students’ interest in the earth sciences.
Students will explore local forest, water, air and soil with Ojibwe ecological knowledge and modern science tools. During the week, students will actively participate in ongoing alongside local experts and community members, learning the history of the area and the importance of protecting cultural and natural resources.
Registration is open now. Sign up by contacting Anita Cloud, Earth Systems Science Research coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (218) 335-4272. Space is limited and the spots fill up quickly!
The Summer Camp will cover expenses during the week. This includes snacks, lunch, course materials and transportation during program activities. Participants are responsible for transportation to and from LLTC campus.