CEDAR Camp Frequently Asked Questions
1) Should I send my child to CEDAR camp?
The CEDAR Summer Camp is a great opportunity for Indigenous youth to connect with one another in a positive learning environment. CEDAR gives campers the opportunity to explore a variety of exciting programs found on and around the university campus. The camp also exposes the campers to the numerous opportunities available through education.
2) What are the benefits of CEDAR camp?
CEDAR allows youth to enjoy new experiences and meet new people in a fun learning environment. The campers take part in experiments, workshops, recreational activities and crafting activities. CEDAR promotes an interest in education and growth in self-esteem, leadership, and social skills.
3) Who pays for CEDAR camp?
There is no cost to the camper’s parents and guardians. This is possible thanks to the generous support of UBC Faculty of Science, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, and the First Nations House of Learning.
4) Will CEDAR be in Person this Summer?
CEDAR will be a two-week day camp in person this Summer from July 17th-28th. Each day will involve fun programmings and activities in a culturally relevant context that will be guided by UBC students, Staff, and Faculty.
5) How can I register my child for CEDAR Summer Camp?
The camp registration will open in late May. To register a camper for CEDAR, fill out the application form that will become available HERE. We will contact you within two weeks of receiving your application to confirm your child’s acceptance into the camp.