Mooshkine: To Be Full

***2018 details will be posted around February 2018.***

Dates: One Week; Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Summer STEAM* Day Camp

This summer program is for students entering 8th through 12th grades. This college awareness and preparation week is on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus. The programming is native focused and open to all. Student participants will engage in coding, storytelling, and art.

The week includes:

  • App Development
    • 2017: youth will join one of three teams that will design, create, and playtest their own simple app games to teach the Ojibwe language to novice public users.
    • The App Game will be officially launched at the 2017 Indian Summer Festival!! 
  • Introduction to our one of our region’s indigenous languages: Ojibwe.
  • Archeology with Art
  • Paper airplane competition
  • Scavenger hunt campus tour
  • Visit the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences
    • Learn how to navigate with maps and hear stories from the captain of the R/V Neeskay.
    • See the fisheries
    • Learn about the build custom tools built to solve research problems
    • Build your own water filter & test it
  • Various Guest Teachers from the Milwaukee Area can include:
    • Michael Zimmerman, Jr. language instructor at Indian Community School
    • Bernie UWM professor, linguist, and artist
    • Mike UWM professor, Lacrosse Coach
    • Native UW-Milwaukee undergraduate and graduate students

Lunch is provided daily. The cost for this program is $35. Scholarships/fee waivers are readily available. Priority registration deadline will be announced in Early April.

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*STEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

  • Working with Special Collections learning how to make and bind books. Thanks to Max Yella.