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iEngage Summer Civics Camp
August 11 - 15, 2014
Do you want your child to learn how to make a difference in their neighborhood, school, and community? This civic engagement summer camp for incoming 5th-9th graders will help students build important leadership skills. Students will walk away with a new level of confidence when it comes to having a say in their world. Dedicated camp counselors will engage participants in team building, fun simulations, field trips, service learning and games.
- Exciting field trips
- Extensive experience in civic leadership
- Collaborative, hands-on civics curriculum
- Opportunities to play video games from iCivics.org
- Participation in service learning projects
- Meetings special guests and local community leaders
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS
WHO can attend?
Students entering 5th-9th grades who are interested in developing their skills as active citizens. Participants are placed in age appropriate groups: Citizens (grades 5-6), Legislators (grades 7-8), Cabinet (grades 9)
WHEN is the Camp?
This is a five-day camp from Aug 11-15, 2014. Camp will run from 9am-3pm.
On Friday, August 15 we will have a camp showcase from 3:30-5. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend.
WHERE will the camp be held?
Mars McLean Science Building
HOW MUCH does the camp Cost?
The cost of this camp is FREE and includes lunch each day!
This camp is funded with the generous support of the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation
HOW to register?
Need MORE INFORMATION?
Visit http://blogs.baylor.edu/iengage/ for highlights from our 2013 iEngage Summer Civics Institute, including examples of student projects and a camp video.
For more information about the camp please contact, Brooke Blevins, Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education, firstname.lastname@example.org or 254-710-4581