What is CAMP?
The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a federally-funded program designed to support students from migrant and seasonal farm worker backgrounds during their first year in college.
For more information call the TVCC CAMP office at 541-881-5979 or email CAMP@tvcc.cc
Who is Eligible to be a CAMP Student?
If you or your parent worked at least 75 days in the past 24 months in migrant/seasonal farm work (including crop, dairy, poultry or livestock production, the cultivation or harvest of trees, or on a fish farm), OR if you are eligible or have participated in a Migrant Education Program (MEP), you may be eligible for CAMP. Candidates must also be eligible for financial aid and TVCC admission.
CAMP Eligibility Checklist:
- Be a permanent resident or citizen of the United States
- Be a first-year incoming student
- Enroll as full-time student at TVCC (12 credits/quarter)
- Have participated in Migrant Education Program (K-12) OR from a Migrant/Seasonal farm working family OR participated in National Farmworker Jobs Program
CAMP Students are eligible for:
- Placement testing and academic advising
- Free tutoring
- Personal counseling
- Orientation and study skill workshops
- Stipend throughout the academic year
- Book allowance to cover textbooks
- Supplemental aid to reduce debt and meet financial need
- Career advising and job search skills development
- Access to cultural, recreational and academic events
- Participation in Mentor Program
- Travel allowance
- Health services
- Other services as needed
CAMP staff work with many departments on campus to provide CAMP students with additional resources and support as needed.
- First - apply for admission to Treasure Valley Community College
- Second - take the placement test
- Third - apply for financial aid. Treasure Valley Community College's school code is 003221
- Fourth - complete the CAMP application. Submit all required forms and documentation, including the personal statement.