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To Do List for Parents/Guardians

A checklist is provided below to assist parents and guardians with the necessary preparations to ensure their child is ready to attend the Sovereign Native Youth STEM Leadership Academy.

To Do:
  • Your child must fill out and return an application form. The form and instructions on how to return are available on the About page.
  • Parents/Guardians must physically sign and return a copy of the NCIA/MATC Sovereign Native Youth Leadership Academy‚Äôs Release Form and the Nebraska Innovation Studio Guest Waiver. The forms and instructions on how to return are available here.
  • Your child will need to bring the following items:
    • Insurance card (or copy of) in the unlikely event that you need medical treatment at the UNL Health Center or nearby hospital
    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • Clothing for sporting activities
    • One dressy outfit for dinner
    • A nice pair of shorts or skirt for our trip to the Capitol in Lincoln (will wear camp t-shirts)
    • Casual clothes for everyday activities
    • Work clothes
    • Toiletries (We will provide bed sheets, pillows, wash cloths, and towels.)
    • Blanket (The dorm rooms are air conditioned.)
    • Swimsuits
    • Sunscreen
    • Bug spray
    • Release Forms
    • Snacks and drinks are optional (We will provide meals, snacks, and beverages every day.)