Thompson Rivers University

Camp Offers Aboriginal Youth Hands-On Learning In Science And Health Sciences

  Posted on: May 28, 2014

Aboriginal Youth Sciences and Health Sciences Camp

Aboriginal youth in grades 8-10 will have their eyes opened to the world of career possibilities in the sciences and health sciences during a camp planned for July 7-11, 2014.

Aboriginal youth in grades 8-10 have the opportunity to learn more about careers in the sciences and health sciences during a week-long, hands-on, camp in July.

Summer Camp in Science and Health Science for Aboriginal High School Students is being organized and hosted by TRU’s Faculty of Science, School of Nursing, and Aboriginal Education Centre with additional support from School District 73 Aboriginal Education.

The camp runs July 7-11, 2014, at TRU in Kamloops and will include workshops and fun activities such as

  • laboratory experiments
  • behind the scenes nursing skills
  • learning about traditional medicine during a field trip to Chase
  • rock climbing
  • swimming at the Canada Games Pool

  • The camp is open to students from around the province, with preference given to those who have not previously attended.


    Apply before June 20


    More information
    Vernie Clement
    Services for Aboriginal Students, Thompson Rivers University
    vclement@tru.ca
    Tel: 250-852-7838


    Science World British Columbia is also a sponsor of this event.