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Register NOW for the 2014 NativeVision Camp!
June 7-9, 2014
Shiprock High School
Shiprock, New Mexico

Out-of-State Groups - more than 60 miles away from camp location.
Local Groups - less than 60 miles from camp location.
Scholarship Application 
Schedule of Activities


We are proud to share with you
Stories from Camp, NativeVision 2013.

We were honored to have Martin Sheen join us at the 2013 NativeVision Camp to work  with a select group of campers in an acting workshop called "The Navajo News".

2013 Camp Details

  • Hosted by the Navajo Tribe in Shiprock, Arizona.
  • Approximately 900 youth from over 15 tribal nations attended.
  • 50 professional and collegiate athletes volunteered to coach.
  • Community members from the host tribe took part in camp activities, including cultural celebrations, parenting workshops and opening and closing ceremonies.
  • Five sports clinics were offered, including football, basketball, volleyball, track and lacrosse.
  • Leadership workshops promoted a vision for the campers future. 
  • Arts and crafts workshops entertained the young campers.
  • Entrepreneur workshops took place led by NFTE and BarClays Bank representatives.
  • Parents, chaperones and local community members enjoyed workshops that focused on nutrition, tradition and financial literacy guided by local Navajo community members.
  • An acting workshop for 10 local students from Shiprock, NM took place in which they wrote and acted in a series of skits called "The Navajo News", led by actor Vaz Santosham, with special participation by internationally acclaimed Martin Sheen.  Mr. Sheen assisted in directing and acting in the youth performance.
  • Two scholarships were awarded to Native students entering college.  Scholarship recipients were selected through a competitive narrative application and review process administered by the Center.

    Blog from Michelle Obama's Let's Move Initiative (2011)

    Lax Her Essentials Article: 2011 Native Vision -
    An Interview with Joanna Lignelli

    NativeVision Program Video (narrated by Robert Redford)

    We are grateful for our friendship with photographer Ed Cunicelli for many years.  Ed has selflessly donated his time to attending camps and taking photographs for the Center for nearly a decade.  We will always be grateful for all of his time, talent and energy he has given to the Center and the NativeVision Program.
2013 Camp Photos (available through Facebook)
2012 Camp Photos (available through Facebook)
2011 Camp Photos (available through Facebook)
2010 Camp Photos
2009 Camp Photos

football2.jpgallsportsshot11.jpgContact Information

NativeVision National Office
Marlena Hammen, NV Coordinator
621 N Washington St.
Baltimore, MD 21205
phone (410) 955-6931

Photos on the NativeVision website
courtesy of 
Ed Cunicelli .
ed cunicelli/photographer inc.
p.o. box 86, glen mills, pa 19342


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