FAMcamps | Ages 10–12
All camps run 9 a.m.–4 p.m. with before and after care available. Camp tuition is $225 per week, with a 10% discount for members at the FAMhousehold and above. Families may request need-based scholarships (25–75% off) during registration, prompting a discount code to apply to the total upon checkout. Registration for each camp closes two weeks prior to the first day of the session or once filled.
June 5–8 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Alicia Smith (Xicana)
Explore nature through art and science! Your camper will discover the living landscape of the Southern Plains through hands-on activities, guest scientists and environmental advocates. Campers will also create works of art celebrating the magic of our ecosystem.
June 12–16 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Instructor Ace Greenwood (Chickasaw/Cherokee)
Let’s get ready to rumble! In this action-packed camp, your camper will learn basic skills and strategy through demonstrations, drills and scrimmages. During the heat of the afternoon, campers will visit the exhibitions, enjoy art activities and cultural demonstrations. Campers are required to bring their own opaque mouth guard to camp each day.
July 10–14 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Instructor Travis Andrews (Northern Cree/Diné)
Dig into the agricultural skill and talent of First Americans! Together with Travis of Native Farming Solutions, campers will engage in hands-on activities, including composting through vermiculture (AKA worms!), making simple recipes and more. Instructors will share the cultural, nutritional and economic importance of Indigenous foods and methods of preparation that have shaped life as we know it today.
Stop Motion Stories
July 17-21 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Instructor Nicole Emmons (Citizen Potawatomi)
Working together with award winning animator Nicole Emmons, your camper will use stop motion animation techniques to tell their own stories. FAM will provide all the needed technology; youth will provide the creativity! Short films will debut on the big screen in FAM Five Moons Theater on Friday, July 21 at 3:30 p.m. for family and friends to enjoy!
July 31-Aug. 4 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Instructor Tresa Gouge (Muscogee/Seminole)
Have a passion for fashion? Your camper will draw inspiration from the galleries to imagine contemporary creations and wearables. No sewing or beading experience needed! Students should bring their own blank, white Vans-like slides to decorate for the class.