Events & Camps

All of our events are free to the general public:

High School Youth Academies

Elementary School Culture Camps

Middle School Culture Camps

Tlingit Language Classes


We provide all supplies needed for the event. A registration form is required for the youth academies & culture camps. Academy/Camp enrollment is taken on a first come, first serve basis.

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Date Title Description
Current Dzantik’i Heeni Traditional Arts Class The 7th and 8th grade classes at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School are learning Northwest Coast traditional art for two semesters during the 2013 – 2014 school year.  Students work with traditional artists from the community and integrate math, heritage language and literacy skills.
May 03- June 07 Aak’w Kwaan Project Workshop In preparation for the Canoe Welcoming ceremony & Celebration, all are welcome to join us to learn Aak’w songs and Tlingit dancing.  Projects such as Devil’s Club bead making and tea will also be presented. More information on the flier! For more information, contact Victoria Johnson, OR 957-6606
June 11 Canoe Welcoming Many will gather for the 2014 Annual Canoe Welcoming.  Canoes from Angoon, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Sitka and Wrangell will reach the Auke Bay shore. Join the Canoe Welcoming to greet the paddlers.  Location: Auke Village Recreation Area. Volunteers contact: Victoria Johnson, OR 957-6606
July 7-18 High School Youth Academy Tlingit language, values, and pedagogy will bridge with rigorous science content through immersion experiences that emphasize natural processes, ecology and cultural relationships to the land.  Registration is required and the application will be posted soon. For more information, contact Lyle James, OR 790-1423
July 21-25 Middle School Culture Camp **To be posted**
TBA Elementary School Culture Camp **To be posted**

Applications for the high school, middle school and elementary school camps will be available to the public soon: check this page regularly.