Youth Science Camp Opportunity

The National Science Camp from Indigenous Services Canada is taking applications! Camp activities will include science and technology, traditional science, and local cultural activities.

When: August 19-23, 2024. Campers depart from Whitehorse on August 18, and will return to Whitehorse on August 24

Where: Yellowknife, NWT

Who: First Nations students 12-15 living in the Yukon or on reserve in Atlin, Lower Power, or Good Hope Lake, BC

Deadline to apply: 11:59pm on Sunday, June 9th

To apply students must submit the following to the Yukon Regional Office (

  • An essay OR creative medium, and completed application form (see Camper Information Package),  
  • a letter of support from the student’s school, 
  • a letter of reference from one (1) non-family community member, 
  • a signed statement of eligibility (see Camper Information Package) and,  
  • a signed parental permission form (see Camper Information Package).   

Below is the Camper Information Package and some photos from the site earlier this year.