California State University,
By : Sandra Bravo- Navarro
• Federally funded program.
• Offers SUPPORT and RETENTION SERVICES to incoming
students admitted to Fresno State.
• CAMP offers its support services to students who are
MIGRANT or come from a SEASONAL FARMWORKING
• Is committed to providing access, orientation, academic,
retention, and financial assistance to entering freshmen
students from migrant and seasonal farm worker families.
CAMP works with campus staff, faculty, student services, and
the community to improve educational opportunities for CAMP
• Agency Director
• Project Assistant
• Academic & Career Advisor, Outreach & recruitment Advisor,
program secretary, and CAMP Instructional support.
• Agency Director has the power to decide what services will be
offered to CAMP students. The director also analyzes how the
money will be used and keeps records of all the spending. It is
important to let the director know how and when the money
will be used.
• CAMP offers services to migrant families.
• Families who work in the fields and have migrated
from a different country.
• Many of these families are located in Madera county,
Tulare county, Kern county, and Monterey County.
• Freshmen students who do not have the financial support form
family members to pay for their school expenses.
• Freshmen students who were ESL students ( English as their
second language) in High School.
• Freshmen students who have no legal documents to attend a
university or to be in California.
• Academic Assistance
– Academic Advising
– Selection of classes
– Computer Training
– Training in library use
• Career Planning
– Individual evaluation and
– Summer job information
– Assist with internships
and other experience
– Physical Exams
• Support Services
– Academic Skills
– Study Skills Training
– Peer Advising and
– Study Groups
• Cultural Enrichment
– Orientation to University
– Social & Cultural
– Student Awards Banquet
– Student Leadership
• Students must be First Time Freshmen
• Students who are or have been participants in the
MEP in K-12
• Students who themselves or whose parents have
worked a minimum of 75 days within the past TWO
years in migrant or seasonal farm work
• Students must be admitted to the University
• Students must enroll at Fresno State as a “full time”
• “Special Admission” slots are available to a limited
number of students who DO NOT meet the criteria
for Regular Admission; which are the A-G
• To become an intern at Camp you need to be
committed and motivated to work with students.
• Peer Advisors are the key to connect students to
• Guide students through their Academic path
• Support students in any way: Academically and
• It is very rewarding to be part of CAMP as a Peer
• Students recognize our work and are always thankful for
the things and services we offer.
• It is an extraordinary experience working with CAMP as
an intern peer advisor.
• We have one on one interaction with students and staff.
• We go out of our way to help the students reach their goal
and to receive help from all the useful services available to
• CAMP staff provides advocacy for the students. When there is a social justice issue
the staff and the agency director address the problem immediately. If student are
having difficulties communicating with their professors we interfere and help them
gain a better communication. Students try to get help from professors and we help
them gain that relationship.
• The peer advisors and the rest of the CAMP staff understand what our values are and
how to leave biases aside. We understand that we will have different points of views
with the students and we don’t let that interfere with how we deliver our services.
• Students have the right to confidentiality. Any thing that has been said by the
students must remain in the agency and must be shared only among the staff.
• College Assistance Migrant Program. 2010. retrieved on
October 27,2010. From http://www.csufresno.edu/camp/
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