Calendar & Camp Schedule

The Atlantic County Women’s Charitable Organization (AWCO) and the American Association of University Women of New Jersey (AAUW NJ) thank all 36 Tech Trek Alumni who one of two STEMinist Camps hosted at Stockton University this year:

July 24 – 27 – Welcome Back Alumni from 2018 – 2019

July 27 – 30 – Welcome Virtual Alumni from 2020 – 2021

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

November

  • AAUW national office holds annual Director Training
  • Camp organizers revise web site to align with materials from Directors’ meeting
  • 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 (in Galloway and via Conference Calls 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 1.
  • Continue accepting volunteers
  • Continue accepting Student Applications

March

  • Student applications due to Tech Trek Camp Selection Coordinator – March 1
  • Interviews of Tech Trek applicants begins – March 2
  • 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 10
  • Committee members recommend campers and alternates – April 13
  • Director and Selection Coordinator Finalize Campers – April 15

May 

  • Final Selections Sent to Families –  after May 1
  • Registration documents Sent to Families and $50 fee from families due June 15

June

  • Campers assigned to Virtual Dorm Rooms and Core Classes
  • Campus Meet & Greet via Zoom May 15, 2021
  • Registration documents sent to Families and $50 fee (or waiver request) from families due – June 15 
  • 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 2021
    • What to Bring To Camp
    • Camp Policies and Rules
    • Core Class, Permission, and Medical Forms

June

  • Alumni Register Online, fax or postal mail immunizations and $50 payments (or waiver request) due – July 10 – NO extensions 
  • Make checks payable to AWCO STEMinist Alumni Camp – mail to Stockton University School of Education J-201, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway NJ 08205 – ATTN: Claudine Keenan

July

 

Previous Years’ Typical May-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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