Kë Gbéshmen

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July 21, 2020 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
Event Location: 
Rodgers Lake Campus | 58620 Sink Rd. Dowagiac, MI
Event Description: 

Our youth summer camp is called Kë Gbéshmen, which means "let's camp."

Kë Gbéshmen aims to grow Bodwéwadmi zhetthkéwen, a sense of community, and stewards of the environment for the next 7 generations. It is our mission to ensure every Kë Gbéshmen camper:

  1. Has a healthy and enjoyable camp experience.
  2. Gains enthusiasm for their Potawatomi ways and environmental concerns.
  3. Receives new experiences, develops new skills and forges life-long friendships.
  4. Leaves camp an emotionally, mentally, spiritually and physically stronger person.
  5. Establishes a stronger connection with Neshnabe history, culture and language.

2020 Camp Dates

Session 1 Monday, June 22–Saturday, June 27 (overnight)
Session 2 Tuesday, June 30–Thursday, July 2 (day)
Session 3 Monday, July 13–Friday, July 17 (overnight)
Session 4 Monday, July 20–Wednesday, July 22 (day)