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Junior Native Explorers

Junior Native Explorers is an innovative, hands-on, professional mentor-led education program designed to recruit, train and educate young people in the areas of earth science, natural science, biomedical science and medicine.

The Junior Native Explorers hopes to increase the number of Chickasaw students that pursue degrees in science and medicine by exposing them to these fields through activities and interactions with professionals. The professionals include scientists, physicians, educators and a number of other professional mentors through inventive education programs and excursions.

Students will have the opportunities to participate in unique learning experiences such as archeological expeditions, anatomy explorations, natural resources and preservation initiatives and much more. Student will also learn about the various career opportunities and internships available within these fields.

You Provide

  • Copy of completed application
  • Copy of other Tribal Citizenship or CDIB


Native Explorers


  • Native American
  • Ages six to 18

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents

This service is available inside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

(580) 272-5579

(580) 272-1223



Science, Technology and Math Academy
301 Seabrook Road
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 272-5579