Camp FAQs


CEDAR Camp Frequently Asked Questions

1) Should I send my child to CEDAR camp?

The CEDAR Camp is a great opportunity for Indigenous youth to connect with one another in a positive learning environment. The camp 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 Camp 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 Camp 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. Along with other partners

4) Will CEDAR be in-person this summer?

CEDAR Camp 2024 will be in person this summer from July 15th-26th. 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 Camp?

The camp registration will open in early April. To register a camper for CEDAR Camp 2024, 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.