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Welcome to the College Assistance Migrant Program

The retreat that CAMP takes students at the start of the year.

CAMP Cohort 2015 -16 started the school year with a student retreat at YMCA, Estes Park. 

What is CAMP?

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a grant funded scholarship program by the U.S. Department of Education. CAMP is designed to meet the needs of migrant and / or seasonal farmworkers pursuing a higher education at a social, academic, and financial level.  While the program provides its most intensive assistance during the freshman year of college, the CAMP team is available to assists students throughout their college experience.

Who may apply for CAMP?

1. Have a High School Diploma or GED

2. Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

3. Applicant or family member is considered migrant or seasonal farm worker in one of the following possible ways:

  • Worked within the past 24 months for a period of 75 days in qualifying farm work.
  • Have participated or currently participate in the Migrant Education Program (MEP)?
  • Participated in the Work Investment Act (WIA - 167) for migrant and seasonal farm workers.
  • GED through High School Equivalency Program HEP

What CAMP provides?

Social

  • CAMP student retreat
  • CAMP Student leadership conference
  • Cultural and social events
  • Campus and community  resources

Academic

  • Academic advising
  • Major selection
  • Degree planning
  • Tutoring services
  • CAMP workshops
  • Resume building
  • Referrals to academic resources 

Financial

  • Scholarship assistance
  • Monthly stipend check
  • Health insurance paid (if needed)

 

 


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