A national Native American non-profit organization, the Native American Fish & Wildlife Society, serves as a communication medium for self-determined Native American fish and wildlife managers.

We serve as a communication network between tribal, federal, and state fish and wildlife management entities.

2019 National Summer Youth Practicum

Native American Fish and Wildlife Society 2019 Summer Youth Practicum
July 29-August 2, 2019 or August 5-August 9, 2019 Yakama, WA

NAFWS is proud to announce the National Summer Youth Practicum (SYP) scheduled for July 29-August 2, 2019 or August 5-August 9, 2019 at Camp Chaparral at the Yakama Nation, Washington. Native American students from across the country who are interested in the preservation, protection, and enhancement of natural resources within their own tribe can apply for this summer opportunity. The program provides outdoor activities which are led by staff and volunteers from tribal fish and wildlife programs in the Pacific region. Field trips, discussions on Indigenous ecological knowledge, experiential learning including hiking, rafting, and ropes course. The unique aspect of SYP is the interaction with students their own age from various tribes and states as well as the invaluable teachings from Tribal elders.

Thank you for your interest and please contact us for more information, please email or call: Sasha Hoskie, NAFWS, (303) 931-8871, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 2019 NAFWS NATIONAL Summer Youth Practicum Announcement, July 29-Aug. 2, or Aug. 5 - 9, 2019, Yakama, WA.

2019 NAFWS SYP Flyer

Application to Apply for National SYP

2019 NAFWS Southwest Region Natural Resources Youth Practicum

2019 NAFWS Southwest Region Natural Resources Youth Practicum, June 17-21, 2019, Rio Mora