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Apply for Summer 2023!

Apply now for Dechinta’s next accredited course - three week-long land-based courses from September 17th to October 6th 2023 in Chief Drygeese Territory, NWT. The deadline to apply is Friday May 19th, 2023! 

Complete a university course at Dechinta while learning on the land! Join us for 1, 2 or 3 weeks of land-based academic programming. These courses can also go towards the Dechinta’s Certificate in Land and Community Based Research. Scholarships to cover tuition are available, and childcare and onsite accommodations are provided!

If you have any questions about applying for the upcoming fall semester at Dechinta, please email


Fall Semester 2023: Quick Facts

  • Course Dates: September 17th-23rd, September 24th-30th and October 1-6th

  • Location: Outside of Yellowknife, NWT, Denendeh

  • Courses Offered: More Details to Come!

    • INLB 201 (September 17-23rd)

    • INLB 210 (September 24-30th)

    • INLB 220* (October 1-6th)

* pre-requisites (any previous Dechinta courses) required for 220. Students can then take 1, 2 or 3 courses, but cannot take just 220 alone unless they have previously been enrolled in a Dechinta course

  • Cost: $572.91 (UBC Tuition) per course - Scholarships are available!

  • Child Care Provided: Yes

  • ​​Accommodations Provided: Yes


How to Apply


Download and complete the UBC application form below. Fill it out, save it, and attach it to the Dechinta application form in step three. 


Get a copy of your post-secondary transcripts (if applicable) and attach them to the Dechinta application form in step three

*Note: If you are currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution you will also need a letter of permission from your current post-secondary institution to apply.


Complete the Dechinta application form below, attaching your UBC application form and transcripts to the application

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Questions and Student Support

If you have any questions about our summer 2023 hide camp program, or any questions about how to apply, please email us at​

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