Tahlequah Daily Press

May 9, 2014

Camp Cherokee applications still available


TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee students still have time to apply for Cherokee Nation’s Camp Cherokee, which offers day camps for elementary age students and a weeklong residential camp for middle and high school students this summer.

Applications can be found at www.cherokee.org/camp/Home.aspx.

Camp Cherokee exposes Cherokee students to art; traditional games; storytelling; and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities.

The day camps are for students entering grades first-seventh. The camps will be held in six locations throughout the Cherokee Nation jurisdiction. The overnight residential camp is for 250 students entering grades seventh-12th at Camp Heart O’ Hills in Welling. Students will attend morning and afternoon classes based on their areas of interest.

Camp site locations, dates of day camps and deadlines to apply are as follows: Dwight Mission, May 27-30, May 13; Nowata, June 2-6, May 19; Bell, June 9-13, May 26; Claremore, Rogers State University, June 16-20, June 2; Kansas, June 23-27, June 9; Heart O’ Hills (day camp), July 21-25, July 7; and Heart O’ Hills (residential camp), July 20-25, June 1.

For more information, call 918-772-4204 or email camp@cherokee.org.