Dates: August 12-16, 2013
Location: The University of Michigan Biological Station (on Douglas Lake, near Pellston, MI)
Camp KinoMaage is a week-long, hands-on science summer camp for middle school students from Michigan Native American tribes. Students who participate in this residential program explore a number of questions about science and culture through investigations at the University of Michigan Biological Station on Douglas Lake, near Pellston, MI.
During Camp KinoMaage, students learn and participate in scientific activities, and actively engage in field experiences. Cultural ties are also a dominant theme throughout the week as students have the opportunity to interact with Native American elders from surrounding tribes, and are also taught the Ojibwe language by staff and faculty from the University of Michigan Native American Studies program.
Designed to encourage and expose students to information about college preparation, academic enrichment, and career exploration, Camp KinoMaage also provides youth with the opportunity to interact with current U-M undergraduate and graduate students from similar backgrounds. This educational experience is an exciting opportunity for students to meet peers from all over the state of Michigan and provides youth with an opportunity to gain skills and tools that will support their academic success.
To learn more about the Ojibwe language click here.
To view an article from the University Record on the 2011 Camp KinoMaage click here.
To view a slideshow of the 2012 Camp KinoMaage assembled by the University of Michigan Office of Government Relations click here.
To apply to be a student leader for the 2013 Camp KinoMaage click here.