Students interested in contributing to the American Indian community participate in interactive presentations from various UC-Irvine departments, cultural workshops and activities, field trips and social events. Group projects identify and address an important issue pertaining to the American Indian community, and boys and girls present their work at a closing symposium. AISA participants receive follow-up mentorship from university staff and students throughout their remaining high school years.
|Name||University of California-Irvine American Indian Summer Academy|
|Program Focuses & Features||Cultural Studies|
|Grade Range (rising grades)||9-12|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 14-18|
|Director||Yolanda Leon, Coordinator|
|Residential Fee||Free (in-state residents). 2 weeks.|
|Dates & Sessions||1 session, 1 week long|