SFU Academic Summer Camp for Aboriginal Students 2016

  • Start Date: 07/04/2016
  • End Date: 07/24/2016

SFU Burnaby Campus


Our main objectives are 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.
  • Help Aboriginal students to realize that University's are a place for them and to feel empowered while they are here.

This camp is taking place at SFU Burnaby Campus between July 4-29, 2016.


The application process is closed. Twenty-six students have accepted our invitation to participate in the 2016 SFU Academic Summer Camp for Aboriginal Students. They will come from 17 Aboriginal Nations and the following BC communities: Bella Bella, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Kamloops, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Port Moody, Richmond, and Vancouver.


A detailed description of this event is available on the event website

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A full schedule is now available on the event website.


The schedule overview is as follows:


9:00- 9:30 Breakfast


9:30-12:15 Math & English


12:15- 1:30 Lunch


1:30- 4:00 Other activities, including chemisty, physics, sports, cultural and special events etc.


For more information, please contact Veselin Jungic at vjunic@sfu.ca


The camp is organized and supported by the Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences, the SFU Faculty of Science, the SFU Office for Aboriginal Peoples, the SFU Indigenous Student Centre, the SFU Department of Mathematics, and the IRMACS Centre. The NSERC PromoScience Program provides partial financial support for the camp.