, Muskogee, OK

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April 14, 2014

Camp Cherokee taking applications

Applications are available for Cherokee Nation’s Camp Cherokee, which offers day camps for elementary-age students and a weeklong residential camp for middle and high school students this summer.

Applications can be found at

Camp Cherokee exposes Cherokee students to art; traditional games; storytelling; and science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities.

The day camps are for students entering first  through seventh grades. The camps will take place in six locations throughout the Cherokee Nation jurisdiction. The overnight residential camp is for 250 students entering seventh  through 12th grades at Camp Heart O’ Hills in Welling. Students will attend morning and afternoon classes based on their areas of interest.

Camp site locations, dates of day camps and deadlines to apply are as follows:

• Dwight Mission, May 27-30; May 13.

• Nowata, June 2-6; May 19.

• Bell, June 9-13; May 26.

• Claremore, Rogers State University, June 16-20; June 2.

• Kansas, June 23-27; June 9.

• Heart O’ Hills (day camp) July 21-25; July 7.

• Heart O’ Hills (residential camp) July 20-25; June 1.

Information: (918) 772-4204.

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