Changing Lives or Scratching the Surface: Five Years of the SFU Academic Summer Camp for Aboriginal Students

"Indigenization and Reconciliation in Mathematics", Education Session, CMS Winter Meeting

June 8, 2019

University of Regina, Regina, SK


In his presentationVeselin shared with the CMS community his experience gained through five years, 2014 – 2018, of running the Simon Fraser University Academic Summer Camp for Aboriginal High School Students. He talked about the goals and objectives of this initiative and its history. Details about the camp components, including staffing, budgeting, recruiting, and scheduling were provided. In addition, Veselin highlighted testimonials by students, parents, and teachers.