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Press Release

Release Date: September 22, 2017

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

The Chickasaw Nation Junior Native Explorers Program invites Native American students ages six through 18 to dive deep into areas of earth science, natural science, biomedical science and medicine with hands-on activities and learning experiences.

Students will embark on quarterly field trips led by scientists, physicians, educators and other mentors to help open up the world of science to participants while experiencing hands-on learning. Past field trips include the Oklahoma City Zoo, Chickasaw Cultural Center, Chickasaw National Recreation Area and more.

The goal of Junior Native Explorers is to help strengthen the interest of students in pursuing degrees in science and medicine. Students will learn about career opportunities and internships available in the science and medicine fields.

Students who reside in Ada, Ardmore or surrounding areas are encouraged to apply. Transportation will be provided from Ada.

Visit to apply. For more information, call (580) 421-7711.

Last Updated: 09/16/2016