June 3, 2013 Native Opportunities Weekly: Indian Youth of America’s Camp Bob Marshall!

Center solicited ideas for and recently updated the name of our weekly emails
formally known as the “Native Youth Listserv.” You will now see the
new name listed as “Native Opportunities Weekly” also
known as NOW! Thank you for everyone’s input.  

This Native
Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message provides information about Indian
Youth of America’s Camp Bob Marshall

Indian Youth of
(IYA) is a non-profit, charitable Indian service organization
dedicated to improving the quality of life for Indian children. During the
summer of 2013, IYA’s Youth
Camp Program
is celebrating its 37th Anniversary. The Youth Camp Program
has provided children from 190 tribes and 32 states with the
opportunity to receive positive guidance and mentoring from Indian staff,
share tribal traditions and develop friendships that last a lifetime.

Bob Marshall
– one  of the summer camps from IYA – takes place in
the heart of the beautiful Black Hills on the Northwest shore of Bismarck
Lake, six miles east of Custer, South Dakota. Activities include arts &
crafts, cultural activities, campfires, skits, hiking, volleyball, mushball,
basketball, swimming, canoeing, field trips and mini workshops on Indian
culture, leadership, healthy living, creative writing, storytelling,
puppetry, hoop dancing, etc.

Camp applications are
available for Native youth ages 10-14. Camp Bob Marshall
runs Friday August 2, 2013 to Sunday August 11, 2013.
Camper fee is $300.

for more detailed information about the application process and
activities. Click
for registration forms. Completed application forms and fees should
be mailed to:

Indian Youth of America
PO Box 2786
Sioux City, IA 51106 

Application & Fee DEADLINE is July 15, 2013.

For more information,
please contact: Indian Youth of
America via their
website or call (712) 252-3230.

We encourage you to visit
our website (
for a comprehensive list of
available resources (scholarships, fellowships, summer programs, grant
opportunities, etc.).
Thank you
for your continued support and interest in the Center for Native American

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Center is a policy program within the Aspen Institute, headquartered in
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national attention to the issues facing Native American youth, and to foster
solutions, with special emphasis on youth suicide prevention.
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