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NMC to host Project PROA Summer Camp

(NMC) — The Project PROA program at Northern Marianas College is inviting high school juniors and seniors and recent high school graduates to enroll in its summer camp program, which begins on July 9, 2018.

The three-week camp aims to prepare students who plan on attending NMC for college success and to provide them with the opportunity to strengthen their ties to their cultural heritage with various activities and field trips.

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Northern Marianas College’s Project PROA program is inviting high school juniors, seniors, and recent high school graduates from Saipan, Tinian, and Rota to apply for the Project Proa Summer Camp.  NMC cap

Participants of the Project PROA summer camp program will engage in morning academic sessions provided by the Community Development Institute and cultural activities in the afternoon with organizations such as 500 sails, Carolinian Affairs Office, Department of Community and Cultural Affairs, American Memorial Park, and NMC’s Cooperative Research Extension & Education Services.

To qualify for the camp, participants must be a high school junior, senior, or recent high school graduate and self-identify as Chamorro and/or Carolinian, per grant requirements. Interested individuals must be program eligible to participate.

Participation is absolutely free with lunch and snacks provided as well.

The Project PROA program coordinators are working closely with Northern Marianas College’s Community Development Institute  to facilitate the enrichment portion of the camp which will allow participants to develop the essential skills needed to place in college-level English and math.

Seats will be on a first-come, first-serve basis so interested students are encouraged to submit their application or visit the PROA Center in Building G at the NMC Saipan As Terlaje campus, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Application forms are available online at  or at Project Proa in Room G1 and must be submitted no later than Friday, June 22, 2018, at 4 p.m. Orientation will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in NMC’s As Terlaje campus on Saipan.

For more information,  contact Malyssa Castro, Project PROA program coordinator, by phone at (237-6777 or by email at