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Financial assistance provding a payment for one (1) college application fee or financial assistance provding a payment for one (1) ACT or one (1) SAT testing fee for college admissions.
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

College Application, SAT or ACT Fee
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr 9 -12
Activity dates: 10/01/23 to 09/30/24
Enrollment dates: 10/01/23 to 09/30/24


Provide Culturally Relevant Supplemental Counseling. The Counseling service will be one of the following: Individual Counseling, Talking Circles with students only and/or Talking Circles with students and parents.
Elohim Mental Health Services PLLC

Individual Counseling Sessions
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr Kgtn -12
Activity dates: 10/01/23 to 09/30/24
Enrollment dates: 10/01/23 to 09/30/24

Talking Circles - Students & Parents
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr 4 -9
Activity dates: 10/01/23 to 09/30/24
Enrollment is not yet open

Talking Circles - Students ONLY
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr 6 -9
Activity dates: 10/01/23 to 09/30/24
Enrollment is not yet open


Deep Roots, Strong Ties: A Day of Indigenous Excellence will be held on Nov. 6, 2023. Students will hear motivational speakers Amber Midthunder, an Indigenous actress known for her role in the FX series Legion and who also starred as Naru in the 2022 film, Prey as well as Angelique Midthunder, the Emmy-nominated casting director, Midthunder Casting, LLC and mother of Amber Midthunder. You will enjoy a cultural celebration and have the opportunity to have social and academic networking. Additionally, the program will provide college admission prep sessions that will assist you in the admission process at most colleges you may apply for. Lunch will be provided. Come join us for a fun, informative day of Indigenous Excellence!
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

Deep Roots, Strong Ties College Day ~ November 6, 2023
   
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr 9 -12
Activity dates: 09/04/23 to 11/07/23
Enrollment dates: 09/12/23 to 11/07/23


This service provides American Indian students a choice of Summer, Afterschool, or Saturday Camps that are culturally related or are supported by evidence that suggests the services have a positive effect on relevant education. On the application, select among Summer Residential or Day Camps, Afterschool or Saturday Camps.
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

Day CampsAll Sports Camp II (July 15 - 19, 2024)
 
Eligible: Rising gr 1 - 5
Activity dates: 07/15/24 to 07/19/24
Enrollment dates: 02/27/24 to 04/01/24

Day CampsAll Sports Camp I (July 8 - 12, 2024)
 
Eligible: Rising gr 1 - 5
Activity dates: 07/08/24 to 07/12/24
Enrollment dates: 02/27/24 to 04/01/24

Day CampsJr. Braves Camp I (June 10 - 14, 2024)
 
Eligible: Rising gr 1 - 2
Activity dates: 06/10/24 to 06/14/24
Enrollment dates: 02/27/24 to 04/30/24

Day CampsJr. Braves Camp II (June 17 - 21, 2024)
 
Eligible: Rising gr 3 - 5
Activity dates: 06/17/24 to 06/21/24
Enrollment dates: 02/27/24 to 04/30/24

Day CampsLife by the River (June 10 - 14, 2024)
 
Eligible: Rising gr 1 - 3
Activity dates: 06/10/24 to 06/14/24
Enrollment dates: 02/27/24 to 04/01/24

Native Young Visionary Women (June 10 - 14, 2024)Native Young Visionary Women (June 10 - 14, 2024)
 
Eligible: Girls - Rising gr 6 - 8
Activity dates: 06/10/24 to 06/14/24
Enrollment dates: 02/27/24 to 05/31/24

RCC Day CampsBrick Flick LegoMania, July 8 - 12, 2024
 
Eligible: Rising gr 6 - 8
Activity dates: 07/08/24 to 07/12/24
Enrollment dates: 03/01/24 to 06/28/24

RCC Day CampsCamp STEMtastic-Open up your STEM Imagination July 8 - 12, 2024
 
Eligible: Rising gr 3 - 4
Activity dates: 07/08/24 to 07/12/24
Enrollment dates: 03/01/24 to 06/28/24

RCC Day CampsDon't Just Dream: Rewarding STEM Careers July 8 - 12, 2024
 
Eligible: Rising gr 9 - 12
Activity dates: 07/08/24 to 07/12/24
Enrollment dates: 03/01/24 to 06/28/24

RCC Day CampsNature's Hideaway July 8 - 12, 2024
 
Eligible: Rising gr 7 - 10
Activity dates: 07/08/24 to 07/12/24
Enrollment dates: 03/01/24 to 06/28/24

RCC Day CampsProtecting The Only Land We Know- July 8 - 12, 2024
 
Eligible: Rising gr 5 - 6
Activity dates: 07/08/24 to 07/12/24
Enrollment dates: 03/01/24 to 06/28/24

RCC Day CampsRoaming Researchers July 8-12, 20224
 
Eligible: Rising gr 1 - 2
Activity dates: 07/08/24 to 07/12/24
Enrollment dates: 03/01/24 to 06/21/24

RCC Day CampsVideo Gaming July 8 - 12, 2024
 
Eligible: Rising gr 8 - 10
Activity dates: 07/08/24 to 07/12/24
Enrollment dates: 03/01/24 to 06/28/24

Residential Summer Camps (rising 9th - 12th graders)Aviation: Earth and Beyond Camp (July 8 - 12, 2024)
 
Eligible: Rising gr 9 - 12
Activity dates: 07/08/24 to 07/12/24
Enrollment dates: 02/27/24 to 05/31/24

Residential Summer Camps (rising 9th - 12th graders)Discovering D.C. with Indigenous STEM: July 26 – August 2, 2024
 
Eligible: Rising gr 10 - 12
Activity dates: 07/26/24 to 08/02/24
Enrollment dates: 03/06/24 to 04/30/24

Residential Summer Camps (rising 9th - 12th graders)Finding Your Roots: From Roanoke to Robeson (June 24-28, 2024)
 
Eligible: Rising gr 9 - 12
Activity dates: 06/24/24 to 06/28/24
Enrollment dates: 02/27/24 to 05/31/24

Residential Summer Camps (rising 9th - 12th graders)NCNAYO (June 19 - 23, 2024)
 
Eligible: Rising gr 9 - 12
Activity dates: 06/19/24 to 06/23/24
Enrollment dates: 02/27/24 to 04/23/24

Residential Summer Camps (rising 9th - 12th graders)Understanding Your Environment (June 17-21, 2024)
 
Eligible: Rising gr 9 - 12
Activity dates: 06/17/24 to 06/21/24
Enrollment dates: 02/27/24 to 05/31/24

University Tours (June 12 - 13, 2024)University Tours (June 12 - 13, 2024)
 
Eligible: Rising gr 9 - 12
Activity dates: 06/12/24 to 06/13/24
Enrollment dates: 02/27/24 to 05/31/24


This service will provide American Indian Students with Technology Materials that are needed for educational purposes, college classes, CCP classes at RCC, camp participation and other programs offered through this grant. These materials may include but are not limited to the following: Hardware (computer, headphones and/or microphones) required/needed for academics, certification courses, classes or programs student is enrolled in Software (computer programs) required/needed for academics, certification courses, classes or programs student is enrolled in Materials that are necessary for the participation and success in courses, camps and programs. Educational materials will remain within the budget allotted by the program and the materials should match those typically used or provided by the school system.
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

Technology Materials 2023-24
   Technology Hardware & Software
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr Kgtn -12
Activity dates: 10/01/23 to 09/30/24
Enrollment dates: 10/01/23 to 01/30/24


Students enrolled in CCP Classes at Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) who must have a textbook can apply for payment for the textbook. The student should not make payment for textbook. The tribal staff will approve payment and send payment to FTCC. The student will receive an email or text when payment is approved. IMPORTANT: Project IndigeCHOICE may only pay for textbook(s) for Native students enrolled in CCP courses in Cumberland County Schools or Native students from Hoke, Robeson, or Scotland counties who are enrolled in CCP courses in a private school or being homeschooled. Documentation of enrollment will be required for participation in textbook services.
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

Textbook for CCP Classes at Fayetteville Tech CC and RCC
   
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr 9 -12
Activity dates: 10/01/23 to 09/30/24
Enrollment dates: 10/01/23 to 08/30/24


This service is for students attending Robeson Community College, who are in enrolled in a CCP class, and are requesting assistance with selecting the correct course and textbook. Robeson Community College staff and admission office will assist in Navigation.
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

Textbook Navigation for RCC 2023-24
   
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr Pre-K -HS Grad
Activity dates: 10/01/23 to 09/30/24
Enrollment dates: 10/01/23 to 09/30/24


This service is designed to provide students with a culturally relevant Tutoring Program. Tutoring services will be provided to students in grades K-12th within the Lumbee Tribal Service Area. Students may request assistance in Math, Reading, or Science. Project IndigeCHOICE will provide seven tutoring sessions throughout the grant year (10.01.2023 - 09.30.2024). According to grant guidelines, parents may choose ONLY one tutoring session per grant year. Please choose the ONE session that you think would best fit the needs of your child.
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

Tutoring 2023-24
   Session 1 Reading, Math, or Science 10/09/2023 - 11/10/2023
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr Kgtn -12
Activity dates: 10/09/23 to 11/10/23
Enrollment dates: 09/06/23 to 09/26/23

Tutoring 2023-24
   Session 2 Reading, Math, or Science 01/08/2024 - 02/09/2024
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr Kgtn -12
Activity dates: 01/08/24 to 02/09/24
Enrollment dates: 09/06/23 to 01/09/24

Tutoring 2023-24
   Session 3 Reading, Math, or Science 02/19/2024 - 03/22/2024
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr Kgtn -12
Activity dates: 02/19/24 to 03/22/24
Enrollment dates: 09/06/23 to 02/04/24

Tutoring 2023-24
   Session 4 Reading, Math, or Science 04/01/2024 - 05/03/2024
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr Kgtn -12
Activity dates: 04/01/24 to 05/03/24
Enrollment dates: 09/06/23 to 03/19/24

Tutoring 2023-24
   Session 5 Reading, Math, or Science 05/27/2024 - 06/28/2024
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr Kgtn -12
Activity dates: 05/27/24 to 06/28/24
Enrollment dates: 09/06/23 to 05/03/24

Tutoring 2023-24
   Session 6 Reading, Math, or Science 06/24/2024 - 07/26/2024
 
Eligible: Rising gr 1 - HS Grad
Activity dates: 06/24/24 to 07/26/24
Enrollment dates: 09/06/23 to 06/14/24

Tutoring 2023-24
   Session 7 Reading, Math, or Science 08/05/2024 - 09/06/2024
 
Eligible: 23-24 gr Kgtn -12
Activity dates: 08/05/24 to 09/06/24
Enrollment dates: 09/06/23 to 07/26/24






Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina
IndigeChoice

Creating Helpful Options to Integrate Culture and Education

Project IndigeCoice is a five-year United States Department of Education grant, awarded to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina to serve American Indian students. The Assessing Choices in Education (ACE) grant was designed to allow the Lumbee Tribe to set up a variety of education options and services from which parents or students can choose. The grant will begin providing services and programs October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2025.
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina