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Minnesota Indigenous Youth Freedom Project

 


Summer Cohort Camps - Residential Camp and Workshops held at the University of Minnesota-Duluth

July 17th- July 22nd, 2011- Leadership Gathering of Young Men

July 31st- August 5th, 2011- Leadership Gathering for Young Women

August 7th-August 12th, 2011-Leadership Gathering of Young Men

August 14th-August 19th, 2011- Leadership Gathering of Young Women

The Minnesota Indigenous Youth Freedom Project seeks to develop positive leadership among tribal youth, ages 14-17 years of age. The goals of MIYFP are to:

• Increase the leadership skills and abilities of tribal youth.

• Increase opportunities for youth to demonstrate and build their leadership skills within a community and organizational content.

• Increase collaboration with existing community-based and culturally relevant youth programs within tribal youth.

This program is free of charge, with parents or communities providing transportation to the University of Minnesota-Duluth for the week-long camp and commitment to a community service project that is provided through a grant opportunity. The participants will be provided with food, lodging and activities that include rock-climbing, swimming, Twister Alpine coaster, and much more!

To receive a complete application packet, please contact:

Chrissy Howes

Project Manager, Minnesota Indigenous Youth Freedom Project

University of Minnesota, Duluth

125 BohH

1207 Ordean Court

Duluth MN 55812

(218) 726-7073 (fax)

(218) 726-7727 (office)

(218) 591-7938 (cell)

chowes@d.umn.edu

 

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