UNCP to offer free Project 3C STEM summer camps

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Project 3C

The Southeast American Indian Studies Program at UNC Pembroke is accepting applications for free Project 3C STEM Summer Residential camps.

The Biomedical/Pre-Health Careers camp will be held July 14-July 18; Engineering Careers, July 28 - Aug 1; and Information Technology Careers, July 28 - Aug 1. The camps are for American Indian high school students (rising 10-12). Deadline to apply is June 7. Visit uncp.edu/project3C for more info.

Students can choose from one of three summer residential camps. Applications can be download at uncp.edu/project3C.

Project 3C summer camps are free and open to American Indian students who reside in Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland counties of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina service areas. Students will reside in UNCP residence halls for five days and four nights. The residential summer camps are seeking 20 American Indian high school students per camp who are rising sophomores, juniors and seniors that have an interest in (STEM) science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

The STEM job training summer program will be held at UNCP with STEM session and visits to sites within the state including hospital and school tours for the Biomedical Careers Camp and STEM career sessions in Washington, D.C. for the Engineering and Information Technology Careers camps.

The program will expose students to the STEM and other fields, the college environment at UNC Pembroke, and American Indian history and culture, as well as potential STEM career opportunities in and outside of Robeson County. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 16.

Return completed application to your Indian Education YDS staff or mail to: Southeast American Indian Studies Program, UNC Pembroke, P.O. Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372. For additional information, visit uncp.edu/project3C or contact: Myia Reyes at myia.reyes@uncp.edu or 910.775.4663. Applicants can also contact Christina Pacheco at christina.pacheco@uncp.edu or 910.521.6266.