Emerging Aboriginal Scholars Summer Camp

  • Start Date: 07/03/2012
  • End Date: 08/03/2012

First Nations House of Learning




Implementation of a five week summer internship camp
where students will be taking courses, working with members of the
university community, and learning about aboriginal culture, and career


Students will come 5 days a week to take courses in math
and English in the morning, three afternoons a week they will be working
with a member of the University community in an area of their choice,
and on Thursdays they will meet in a circle with various members of the
aboriginal community to learn about their culture, and discuss career
possibilities among other things.




To increase Aboriginal student participation, retention
and high school graduation rates by providing a more solid foundation in
Mathematics, Science and English in preparation for admission and
success in post-secondary institutions.


To expose aboriginal students to real life working
experience with faculty and other members of the university community
while working on a field of their choice.
Expose students to research and employment possibilities in a variety of
A hands-on working experience in a setting which encourages excellence.


Melania Alvarez

PIMS BC Education Coordinator

Tel. 604-822-0404


Other Information: hide

This project is a partnership between the Pacific institute for the
Mathematical Sciences and the First Nations House of Learning.