Camp Cherokee applications now available


Cherokee youth enjoy the summer fun at Camp Cherokee.

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. —Applications are now 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 (STEM) activities.

The day camps are for students entering grades 1-7. The camps will be held in six locations throughout the Cherokee Nation jurisdiction. The overnight residential camp is for 250 students entering grades 7-12 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.

For more information, call 918-772-4204 or email

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