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Science Camp 2013 Questions & Answers. Presented by the 5 th Grade Team: Cassie Curran, Sarilyn Larchick, Bonnie Grumski, Deanna Hansen, Kelly Murrieta, and Ken Zarnick. Science Camp November 2013.

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science camp 2013 questions answers

Science Camp 2013Questions & Answers

Presented by the 5th Grade Team:

Cassie Curran, Sarilyn Larchick, Bonnie Grumski, Deanna Hansen, Kelly Murrieta, and Ken Zarnick

science camp november 2013
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 5 th grader attend camp
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
Science Camp Costs
  • Total cost approximately $24,000.00

-Approximately $175.00 per student –Funding Options

1. Tax Credit $200-$400

2.Write a check for $175

what does my 175 00 pay for
What Does My $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
General Information
  • Supply List to follow
  • Permission Slips to follow
  • Wednesday-Leave 9:00ish
  • Friday return-Return 2:00ish
    • Will need to be picked up
  • Students choose cabins
  • Teachers choose classes
more general information
More General Information
  • There will be a nurse 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
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!
science camp class classes
2 Inquiry Classes

Egg Drop


2 General Classes

Seatbelt safety

Lights, Camera, Action

2 Team Building / Problem Solving


Challenge Course

6 Content Classes (simple machines)


Wheel and Axle



Inclined Plane


Science Camp Class Classes
how can i help
How Can I Help?
  • Come to camp
  • Help plan classes
  • Help get supplies
science camp meeting

Science Camp Meeting

Act II

Info for parents planning on attending camp

chaperone responsibilities
Chaperone Responsibilities
  • Must have fingerprints done
    • Last chance is Tues 2pm-4pm at the District Office.
  • Commit to the entire camp
  • Help in a class
    • Leader
    • Helper
  • Attend a “Class” meeting
  • Cabin Parent 3-5 students
more chaperone responsibilities
More Chaperone Responsibilities
  • Supervise students (safety)
  • Role Model
    • School rules apply to camp
      • No alcohol
      • No tobacco products
info for chaperones
Info for Chaperones
  • Driving up
  • Carpool
  • Early Group
  • In a class (most of the time)
  • Looking for one person “in charge”
  • 2 Inquiry Classes

-Structures -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
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 soon to set up a meeting time.