Native American Leadership Camp

Create Positive Change

At Native American Leadership Camp, students participate in a curriculum that is culturally responsive and recognized nationally as a model of excellence. Through an interactive camp experience, students learn and practice essential skills such as teambuilding, communication, creative thinking and resiliency. The Native American Leadership Camp staff is composed of teachers, counselors, administrators, professionals and college-age role models dedicated to serving Native American youth.

The camp experience emphasizes

  • Elder presence

  • Discovering and applying delegates’ voice

  • Pride in native delegates’ uniqueness

  • Connecting with nature

  • Bridging the gap between tribes


Ben Charles, Co-Director
Kristeen Johnson, Co-Director


Chewelah Peak Learning Center (website)


Download the current schedule of AWSL leadership camp sessions here



For more information, including a registration packet, please visit our Registration Forms page.