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Environmental Camp

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Learn about the environment with hands-on activities that teach about our connection to natural resources.

Environmental camp features non-traditional classroom settings and instruction from professionals in environmental fields. Field trips provide campers with a holistic approach to our spiritual connection to nature.

Topics covered by the camp include water and air pollution, recycling, horticulture and wildlife. Traditional ecological knowledge will be incorporated to demonstrate how Chickasaw people are connected to nature and the responsibility to preserve resources. Cultural components include participating in stomp dances, learning Chickasaw stories, language and exploring traditional concepts.

July 7, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
July 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

This day camp will travel to the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City on July 7 and continue at the Pontotoc Technology Center in Ada on July 8.

Transportation is provided to the museum on July 7.

Transportation will not be provided on July 8.

Events

Jul 7, 2022 - Jul 8, 2022

multi-day event

You Provide

  • Chickasaw citizenship card or CDIB card, if applicable

Eligibility

  • Ages 8-12
  • Chickasaw preference

Other Information

For more information, contact environmental services at (580) 272-5412.

Service Area

Both

This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

Phone:
(580) 272-5412

Fax:
(580) 272-5469

Location

Housing Administration
111 Rosedale Road
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 421-8800