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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

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:

Student must:

  • 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.

Application Checklist:

  • 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.