Indian Youth Programs918-382-2217 or 918-382-2218
IHCRC offers many programs to encourage Indian youth to have a healthy mind, body, and spirit. The Native Nations Youth Council (NNYC) brings youth together on a regular basis to engage in a healthy meal, activities, and to learn about their culture. Special events include the annual Children's Mental Health Pow Wow. The ultimate goal is to support the continued growth and development of cultural and healthy lifestyles programs of the NNYC to serve area intertribal youth and families.IHCRC also offers a variety of summer camp programs, including Cultural Camp. This special camp provides three field trips to expose Indian youth to Native Culture. Past destinations have included: Cherokee Nation, Creek Nation, Osage Nation, Chickasaw Nation, the Will Rogers Museum, Gilcrease Museum, and the Woolaroc Museum. Wellness Adventures at the Tulsa Public Schools HelmZar Challenge Course - This program teaches diabetes prevention to Indian Youth, who often have family members with the disease. Youth participate in the low and high elements of the exciting course, and learn problem solving skills, communication, and team work during the one-week session. Additional summer camps include Strong Body Camp, Sports and Recreation Camp, Soccer Camp. These camps provide multiple opportunities for physical activities, games, experiential learning, and enhancing sports skills.
Native Nations Youth CouncilThe Native Nations Youth Council is co-sponsored by IHCRC's Wellness and Behavioral Health Departments. NNYC offers a great opportunity for Native youth to interact with other Native people, build strong and lasting friendships, develop greater self-esteem and self-confidence, contribute to Native America and make a difference in our community. NNYC youth get involved, have fun and connect with other Native youth in a positive way. NNYC is open to Native American youth and young adults between the ages of 11 and 24 to join our Native Nations Youth Council (NNYC). The Native Nations Youth Council is affiliated with the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) network. The Youth Council helps Native youth develop positive character and life skills. The NNYC Drum Group meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 pm at the IHCRC satellite office at 1630 S. Main St. For more information, contact Tim Shadlow at (918) 382-2217 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information on our youth programs, please call 918-382-2217 or 918-382-2218.
IHCRC's Summer Camp 2013 remaining schedule
Summer camp options this year include the ever-popular Wellness Adventures Camp, held at the Tulsa Public Schools HelmZar Challenge Course. This program is offered to children who have completed grades 2 - 9 this school year. There's something for everyone this summer! Camp informational poster (download poster above) will be mailed to all previous camp participants. Please be sure to sign up early, since our camps always fill up fast. We look forward to seeing your family at camps this summer!All camp participants must provide a current medical release form, demonstrating they have received a well child exam within the past year and can safely participate in the camp activities. ALL CAMP SESSIONS ARE FULL. Call 918-382-2219, 918-382-2218 or email email@example.com next spring for 2014 camp. Camp Enrollment 2013 Camp Physical Exam Camp Liability Release Strong Body Camp Tulsa
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
July 8-12, Grades 1-4
July 15-19, Grades 5-8
Camps will include fitness circuits, experiential learning games, snag golf, traditional Indian games and group competitions. Middle school students will learn how to make stickball sticks and have culture lessons about the game. Location: Clinton Middle School, 2224 West 41st Street, Tulsa.
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
July 22-26, Grades 5-8
July 29-Aug. 2, Grades 1-4
Camps will include fitness circuits, experiential learning games, snag golf, traditional Indian games and group competitions. Middle school students will learn how to make stickball sticks and have culture lessons about the game. Location: Broken Arrow N. Intermediate High, 808 E. College, Broken Arrow.