Calendar & Camp Schedule

 

November

  • AAUW national office organizes annual Director Update
  • Camp organizers revise web site to align with materials from Directors’ update
  • Web site begins accepting Volunteers
  • Early emails go out to all New Jersey schools with a 7th grade (in counties where AAUW volunteers will select)

December

  • Curriculum Committee begins to review core class and workshop topics
  • Emails go out to NJ principals seeking Teachers’ Nominations for students to attend Tech Trek: Nominate a Camper! (link coming soon)
  • Student Selection Committee begins to accept Teacher Nominations of Students

January

  • Emails go out to NJ principals seeking Teachers’ Nominations for Students to attend Tech Trek: Nominate a Camper! (link coming soon)
  • Continue to accept Teacher Nominations of Students
  • Student Selection Committee Training dates announced via Zoom) Late January/early February meeting with teleconference options at 6:00pm)
  • Continue to recruit and select camp volunteers

February

  • Student nomination forms due from teachers to Tech Trek Selection Coordinator – Deadline February 3.
  • Continue accepting volunteers
  • Continue accepting Student Applications

March

  • Student applications due to Tech Trek Camp Selection Coordinator – March 3
  • Interviews of Tech Trek applicants begins – March 4
  • Confirm list of dorm monitors, day counselors and begin background checks
  • Curriculum Coordinator schedules Core and Workshops
  • Order materials and supplies from Curriculum Committee

April

  • Finalize Student Counselors Selection
  • Volunteers complete applicant interviews – April 7
  • Committee members recommend campers and alternates – April 14
  • Director and Selection Coordinator Finalize Campers – April 16
  • Final Selections Sent to Families –  April 17

May 

  • Registration documents sent to families due May 1 (final paperwork due June 16)
  • Meet & Greet (optional Campus Visit to Stockton) via Zoom May 20 or 21, 2023

June

  • Registration documents (medical, release forms) and $50 fee (or waiver request) from families due – June 16  
  • Make checks payable to AAUW NJ Tech Trek Camp – mail to Stockton University School of Education J-201, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway NJ 08205 – ATTN: Claudine Keenan
  • Tech Trek Camper Packet to Parents
    • Camp Schedule 2023
    • What to Bring To Camp
    • Camp Policies and Rules
    • Core Class, Workshop, PWN, and Field Trip Survey

July 

  • July 22 – Orientation Day for Staff & Alumni Reunion
  • July 23-29 – Camp! (schedule will be posted here)

August

  • Tech Trek Organizers debrief with Camp Volunteers
  • Tech Trek Organizers process camp expenses

September 

  • Tech Trek Organizers submit Camp Report to AAUW national office
  • 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 (so we have reps in all counties)
  • Camp organizers and volunteers raise funds from private giving and local or regional grants
  • Volunteer committees begin forming: Student Selection, Curriculum, PR & Marketing, Dorm Mom and Counselors, and Fundraising

 

Previous Years’ Typical June-July

  • Tech Trek Camper Packet to Parents – after June 15
    • Camp Schedule 2021
    • What to Bring To Camp
    • Camp Policies and Rules
    • Core Class, Permission, and Medical Forms
  • Campers assigned to Dorm Rooms and Core Classes
  • Campus Meet & Greet at Stockton Campus Center (driving directions)- May 15, 2021
  • Camp forms due – April 30, 2021  (AAUW NJ Tech Trek Camp c/o Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway NJ 08205).
  • Campers assigned to Workshop, Field Trip, and Professional Women’s Groups

July 

Archived AAUW STEM Tech Trek Daily Camp Schedules

 

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