Calendar & Camp Schedule

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To reduce the spread of COVID-19, Tech Trek will be postponed until July 18-24 in 2021. Camp will be held NEXT YEAR at Stockton University in Atlantic County, brought to you by the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

  • 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

  • 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 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

Archived AAUW STEM Tech Trek Daily Camp Schedules

 

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