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  1. Welcome to the 5th Grade Campfire Chat

  2. Hello from the 5th Grade Team

  3. Camp will be Sept. 17-19, 2014. The cost is $188. Cost covers camp registration/ activities, 7 meals, lodging, and transportation. Child to adult ratio will be no greater than 6:1, unless there are a shortage of chaperones. During classes, there will be up to 25 students per class, 2-4 chaperones, one camp leader. The Marion teachers will be going from class to class. Fifth grade Science TEKS will be covered in all classes. What do I need to know?

  4. Sky Ranch • Camp Layout • http://skyranchschools.com/Facilities/CampMap/New_Facilities_and_Map.pdf • Directions to camp • http://skyranch.org/sites/default/files/SkyRanchVanMap.pdf

  5. What will we learn? • http://skyranchschools.com/home/outdoor-education/classes/ • http://skyranchschools.com/home/outdoor-education/activities/

  6. A Typical Day • Breakfast at 8:00 • Class 9:00-11:30 • Lunch 11:30-12:30 • Class 12:30-3:00 • Recreation Time 3:00-5:00 • Dinner 5:00-6:00 • Evening Class 6:00-8:00 • Lights out by 10:00

  7. Who gets to chaperone? • Any parents or grandparents who are interested in chaperoning need to return the chaperone form by March 21, 2014. Chaperone Volunteer Form.doc • Cost per chaperone will be $170. • We will need about 8-10 moms and 8-10 dads (possibly more). • Background checks must be cleared by the first week of school (between July 1- August 12) or a chaperone will be replaced. • We have two to four chaperones per cabin unless we are short on numbers. • Chaperones are chosen by a random draw. If we have more chaperones than needed, we will ask the next two drawn to be on stand-by.

  8. Chaperones Continued • Chaperones will be with their group of 4-6 students the entire camp. (classes, meals, activities, rec time, etc.) • You will be with your child, but will be responsible for your entire group. • We may also be selecting a few parents to help with our camp prep day on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

  9. How can I pay? • We will accept exact cash, check (with Driver’s license #), or on-line payments. • There are four payment options: • One payment of $188 • Two payments of $97 • Four payments of $47 • Camp Payment Selection with payment dates 2014.doc • All Payment options are available online which is our preferred method.

  10. On-line Payments • On-line payments can be made starting Friday, February 21, 2014. • https://www.mypaynetapps.com/login.php • There will be a processing fee added to on-line payments.

  11. Camp Cost Break Down • Camp registration/ activities- $182 • This includes 1 session of horseback riding and 1 turn on the zipline! • Transportation- $6 • Total- $188 • Additional Optional Fees • $20 spending money Camp Total for everything= $208

  12. Scholarships • We understand that situations may arise which make it difficult for your family to pay for the camp costs. • PTA Scholarship applications will be sent out to those that request this option. • Scholarship applications must be approved by Mrs. Walker and then will be submitted to the PTA.

  13. For more information • Check out the camp website • www.skyranch.org • Contact a fifth grade teacher • Visit the Fifth Grade website for additional forms and information.