Tech Trek New Jersey follows national AAUW guidelines for recruiting campers. New Jersey’s camp is open to girls in 20 counties where AAUW members have volunteered to participate.
Visit the Volunteers webpage, for volunteer opportunities!
See Calendar & Camp Schedule webpage for detailed schedules
Step 1: AAUW members volunteer to serve on selection teams October-December.
Step 2: AAUW NJ Tech Trek Leadership team contacts teachers and principals of 7th grade girls in (December-February).
Step 3: Teachers nominate one prospective camper per school by Deadline closes on February 1, 2020. Teachers may only nominate one student per middle school. Please coordinate with colleagues to avoid disappointing duplicate nominees. Only ONE will be considered. Schools who wish to use a Sample_Application to narrow down internal choices may download and use the pdf version only for internal selection.
Step 4: Teachers will see their nominee and family notified immediately via email, and should help families complete the official online Application Form by March 1, 2020. Only students nominated are permitted to submit an official online application.
Step 5: Volunteers on the Student Selection teams review all applications and invite girls for an interview at the nominee’s schools or at nearby public libraries/community centers or campus locations. Parents/guardians participate in the interviews with their nominees during mid-March through April 10.
Step 6: Campers notified of acceptance (or waiting list positions) and sent registration information via email (mid-April). Online registration is due May 1.
Step 7: All campers return core class, permission, and health forms, by the May 16 Meet & Greet. Camp Address: AAUW NJ Tech Trek Camp c/o Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway NJ 08205.
Volunteer Forms for 2020 are available on this page. Volunteers for positions ranging from Student Selection Committee Members to Professional Women’s Night Participants to Dorm Moms, should visit this page to explore all the ways to volunteer.