Calendar & Camp Schedule

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September 

  • Tech Trek Organizers submit Camp Report and request for funding to AAUW national STEM office in D.C.
  • Tech Trek Alumni and Organizers begin visits to sponsoring branches to share stories from the camp and say thank you for the support

October

  • Tech Trek Organizers recruit volunteers; prioritize Selection Committee Volunteers
  • AAUW National Office notifies organizers of continued “seed” funding; organizers and volunteers raise matching funds challenge from private giving and local or regional grants
  • Volunteer committees begin forming: Student Selection, Teacher and Workshop Recruiting, PR & Marketing, Dorm Mom and Counselors, and Fundraising

November

  • Emails go out to NJ teachers and principals seeking Applications for Middle and High School Teachers to Teach at Tech Trek Camp ($1200 stipend)
  • Emails go out to NJ teachers and principals seeking Teachers’ Nomination Forms for Students to attend Tech Trek (in counties where volunteers to interview candidates have been identified)
  • Web site accepting Volunteer Workshop Presenters and Speakers

December

  • Teacher and Workshop Committee begins to review curriculum
  • Student Selection Committee continues to accept Teacher Nominations of Students

January

  • University Liaison confirms preliminary camp spaces
  • Emails go out to NJ teachers and principals seeking Teachers’ Nomination Forms for Students to attend Tech Trek (in additional counties where volunteers to interview candidates have been identified)
  • Continue to accept Teacher Nominations of Students
  • Continue to recruit and select volunteers who will be part of camp

February

  • Continue accepting Volunteers
  • Continue accepting Student Applications
  • Student nomination forms due from teachers to Tech Trek Selection Coordinator – February 10.

March

  • Confirm list of dorm monitors, day counselors and begin background checks
  • Student applications due to Tech Trek Camp Selection Coordinator – March 3
  • Interviews of Tech Trek applicants begins – March 6

April

  • Finalization of Student Counselors Selection
  • Volunteers complete applicant interviews – April 9
  • Committee members recommend campers and alternates – April 14
  • Director and Selection Coordinator Finalize Campers – April 17
  • Registration/Fee Documents Sent to Families –  April 18

May 

  • Registration documents and $50 fee from families due May 1
  • Tech Trek Camper Packet to Parents May 2
    • Camp Schedule
    • What to Bring To Camp
    • Camp Policies and Rules
    • Core Class, Permission, and Medical Forms
  • Campus Meet & Greet at Stockton Campus Center – May 13

June

  • Camp forms due – June 5
  • Campers assigned to Dorm Rooms, Classes, and Workshop Groups

July

  • July 8th and 15th Orientation Days for Staff
  • July 16th – 22nd Camp!

AAUW 2017 STEM Tech Trek Daily Camp Schedule (Draft)

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