For all university-sponsored youth programs, the program administrator will:

  • Register the program: the program administrator will plan appropriately to ensure completion of the registration process before the program begins (up to 60 days); 
  • Ensure proper criminal background screening, including a check of the sex offender registry(ies);
  • Ensure proper driving history screening;
  • Ensure the established Minors on Campus Code of Conduct is distributed and followed;
  • Use Northern Michigan University approved handbooks, forms, and handouts;
  • Adhere to all reporting obligations; and
  • Ensure that faculty, staff, students, volunteers, and applicable third parties complete required training.

Parents & Guardians

"Program staff should be positive role models for minors and act in a responsible manner."

Wildcat kids posing with an NMU hockey player

Young Wildcat Sports

NMU has opportunities for young cats to participate in and learn about healthy exercise and sportsmanship. There are opportunities involving swimming, hockey, and other sports.