Youth Camps

Goldbelt Heritage Foundation sponsors culture camps that provide fun, educational, and culturally rich learning opportunities to students of all ages.

Each summer, GHF offers free summer youth camps for middle and high-school aged students.

GHF currently has the following camps scheduled for Summer 2023:

* Summer Culture Camp for High School Students, June 3-10th at Eagle River Scout Camp in Juneau.

 * Cultural Youth Cyber Camp for Grades 6-12, July 10-14th at Thunder Mountain High School in Juneau

These overnight camps are usually held in June or July and include a variety of hands-on cultural activities that include immersion in Tlingit language learning. Camp activities can include:

To register your child a GHF Youth Camp
Go to the MyGHF Portal by clicking below.

In partnership with the University of Alaska Southeast and Juneau School District, high school students may be able to earn dual credits for both high school and college at language camps.

The camps are offered free of charge and travel scholarships may be available to assistance out-of-town students with travel expenses to Juneau.

Registration is first come first serve and Native preference does apply. However, all students are welcome.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question:  When do the youth camps take place?
Camps are generally held in the summer during months of June or July.

Question:  Is there a cost to attending camp?
Through grant funding and generous support from local Native organization, GHF is able offers most camp free-of-change to participants.

Question:  How can I sign my child up for camps and events GHF hosts?
For the latest news and classes, we encourage you to register on the MyGHF portal so you will be added to our email distribution list. You also may visit our website and social media pages for current classes and opportunities.

Question:  How can I sign my child up for camps and events GHF hosts?
Registration for all events is available on the MyGHF Portal.  You must create an account in order to be able to register your child or yourself for camps or workshops.

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