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Science Camp 2013 Questions & Answers. Presented by the 5 th Grade Team: Cassie Minard, Sarilyn Larchick, Deanna Hansen, Kelly Murrieta, Bonnie Grumski and Ken Zarnick. Science Camp November 2013.
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Science Camp 2013Questions & Answers Presented by the 5th Grade Team: Cassie Minard, Sarilyn Larchick, Deanna Hansen, Kelly Murrieta, Bonnie Grumski and Ken Zarnick
Science Camp November 2013 • It is our goal to provide 5th graders with a feeling of ownership in their learning. This hands-on approach is an experience that will last your child a lifetime! • Camp will be at Prescott Pines in Prescott, Arizona. November 13, 14, 15 • Students and adults are housed in dormitory style cabins.
Science Camp Details:It is our goal to have every 5th grader attend camp. • Eligibility • All 5th grade students are eligible. • Behavior • If behavior is a concern a parent may be required to chaperone their child while at camp.
Science Camp Costs • Total cost approximately $24,000.00 -Approximately $175.00 per student -$50 per Chaperone (Can not use tax credit) -Funding Options 1. Tax Credit $200-$400 -$175 tax credit 2.Write a check for $175 to PTO 3. Limited number of scholarships
What Does The $175.00 Pay For? • $4000-Chartered buses to and from camp • $16000-Camp • Meals for three days • Cabins-3 days and 2 nights • Extra Curricular Fun • Supplies • Bridges • Simple Machines • Inquiry Materials
General Information • Supply List to follow • Permission Slips to follow • Wednesday Nov 13th -Leave 9:00am • Friday Nov 15th -Return 2:00 • Will need to be picked up • Students choose cabins • Teachers choose classes
More General Information • There will be a nurse or two on duty • Medication can be administered (must complete a form and have signed by doctor) • Students will need to pack a lunch the first day of camp.
Overview of a Day at Camp • 6-7am Wake-up/Showers • 7-8am Breakfast • 8-12pm 4 Class Sessions • 12-1pm Lunch • 1-5pm 4 Class Sessions • 5-6pm Dinner • 6:00-8:00pm Supervised activity (Parent Break) • 8:00-9:00pm Free time (supervised) • 9:00pm In cabins • 9:30pm Lights out!
2 Inquiry Classes Egg Drop Survival 2 General Classes Seatbelt safety Lights, Camera, Action 2 Team Building / Problem Solving Bridges Challenge Course 6 Content Classes (simple machines) Pulleys Wheel and Axle Lever Wedge Inclined Plane Screw Science Camp Class Classes
How Can I Help? • Come to camp • Help plan classes • Help get supplies
Science Camp Meeting Act II Info for parents planning on attending camp
Chaperone Responsibilities • Must have fingerprints done • August 6th at Jacobson • 7:15-8:30 am • August 13th at Jacobson • 2:15-3:30 pm • At District Office • Attend on Aug 20th • 2:00 to 4:00 @ the District Office • Commit to the entire camp • Help in a class • Leader or helper • Attend a “Class” meeting • Cabin Parent 3-5 students
More Chaperone Responsibilities • Supervise students (safety) • Role Model • School rules apply to camp • No alcohol • No tobacco products
Info for Chaperones • Driving up • Carpool • In a class (most of the time) • Looking for one person “in charge”
Classes • 2 Inquiry Classes -Egg Drop -Survival • 2 General Classes -Seatbelt Safety -Lights, Camera, Action • 2 Team Building Classes -Bridges -Challenge Course • 6 Content Classes (simple machines) -Pulleys -Wheel and Axle -Lever -Wedge -Inclined Plane -Screw
Any Questions? • You can also contact your child’s teacher with any further questions. • Sign up • Name, child’s teacher, e-mail address, fingerprint status • Teacher will contact group to set up a meeting time.