Tribe offers $2.4M to buy lake property, support education

Washington State University has reached an agreement to sell Camp Roger Larson to the Coeur d’Alene Tribe for $1.4 million, plus a $1 million fund from the tribe to be paid over five years to WSU to support Native American educational programs.The sales agreement is subject to final approval by the WSU Board of Regents. […]

Young women tackle science camp challenges

     The WSU Spokane will offer its second summer CityLab science camp for young women July 19-23. The intermediate camp will introduce biotechnology to returning campers. During the week, participants will spend half their time in the biotech lab and the other half learning to market their product by placing it online. Parents should register their children by July 9. (Photo […]

WSU Spokane hosts summer camps

The WSU Spokane CityLab is hosting two science camps, one for beginners and one for returning campers. The beginner camp will encourage young women entering grades 6-8 to investigate forensic science and includes a T-shirt, a day trip to WSU Pullman and an afternoon at Wild Walls. The beginner camp will be from 9 a.m. […]

Camp Roger Larson closed

Camp Roger Larson, a 40-acre lakeside camp located near Worley, Idaho, has been closed while Washington State University officials decide what they should do with the aging facility. Following a detailed, on-site risk assessment, university officials decided that camp will not open for the 2003 season, for the protection of the potential campers and concerns […]

Native American students hosted at WSU camp

The tiny percentage of Native American students who pursue engineering is the impetus behind the Ny’EE camp currently underway at WSU’s College of Engineering and Architecture. The camp, which is free for the students, has grown every year since its 1999 inception. Its name, Ny’EE, or Native Youth Exploring Engineering, came from a student in […]