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What is Be WISE Day Camp?
Be WISE Day Camp is a science, technology, engineering, math camp for girls entering grades 5 or 6 in the Fall of 2017.

When is this year's Day Camp?
This year's Day Camp will be held July 11-13, 2017, at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, from 8:45AM- 4:15PM. each day.

The camp will feature real-life critical thinking problem solving activities in Ohio Bats, Origami to Geometry, Kitchen Chemistry, Ohio Birds and Electricity. These activities are designed to develop interest in these fields and self-confidence in the students. The class sizes will be small to ensure maximum interaction.

A special thanks goes to Denison University for the use of their classrooms and labs.

Who will direct the camp?
Experienced teachers have been selected to teach in this camp. Most have had 10-15 years of experience at the Be WISE residential camp. The campers will be escorted to all classes by experienced camp counselors who are in high school or college.

Camp Fees
Camp fees are $180 which includes educational materials and daily lunch. Transportation to and from camp each day is NOT provided. Make checks payable to: Be WISE Day Camp. Payment in full is required with the camp application. Camp maximum is 72 girls. Applications will be accepted on a first come basis. Fees will be returned if the camp is full. There will be no refunds after May 15, 2017.

Insurance
Campers are expected to provide their own medical insurance. Denison University does not assume direct responsibility for the health care of those who are using the facilities of the University for summer programs. In the event of injury/illness, campers will be transported to either Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark, Ohio, or Granville Medical Center in Granville, Ohio.

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Class Descriptions
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Ohio Bats

What do you think of when you hear the word "bats?" Halloween? "Blind as a bat?" "Bats in the Belfry?" Believe it or not, bats are one of our most helpful creatures. In fact, you want them in your back yard! Attend this class and get the facts on "bats" and make a bat house for YOUR house.

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Origami to Geometry

Fold, construct, reverse and rotate shapes in many forms. From a drawing you will learn how to construct 3D models. Create the solids for solid geometry. Follow directions filled with dotted lines and folds. See your imagination turn into incredible shapes.

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Kitchen Chemistry

What is a geode? How can you make beautiful crystals using common kitchen products? How much liquid can a baby diaper hold? These are some of the many questions you will explore. Be prepared to put on your lab coats and immerse yourself in the world of a chemist!

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Ohio Birds

How many varieties of birds can be found in Ohio? Learn to identify many species found in central Ohio by their physical characteristics and sounds. Learn what makes birds unique with special emphasis on their biological systems and migratory habits. Analyze stuffed bird skins, try to eat like a bird using various beak adaptations, and play a migration game.

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Electricity

Come and have fun with electricity! You will review circuit electricity (series and parallel.) Then construct a house from a shoe box in which you will power by making a parallel circuit.

Day Camp Forms

To Apply for Be WISE Day Camp Complete and send forms by April 1, 2017 electronically to and mail payment:


bewisecamp@outlook.com

or in the mail with payment to:

Jessica Kuhner
688 Brevard Circle
Pickerington, OH 43147
(330) 472-2269

Download the registration forms for Day Camp here:
This form is to be filled out by the camper's parent or guardian before day camp.

Be WISE Day Camp Registration Form

Download the Day Camp Application
and Teacher Recommendation forms

Be WISE Day Camp Health & Medical Form:
This form is to be filled out by the camper's parent or guardian before day camp.

Be WISE Day Camp Teacher Recommendation Form

Download the Day Camp Health & Medical Form

Other Be WISE Day Camp forms:
These forms are to be filled out by the camper's parent or guardian before day camp.

Be WISE Day Camp Other Forms

Download the other Day Camp forms

 

Camp Location

Be WISE Day Camp is located on the campus of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, which is 27 miles east of Columbus, Ohio.

From the Columbus area and South of Delaware, OH:
Take Interstate 71 to 270E. Take 270E to Rt. 161. Go East on 161 to Granville and take the Denison exit.

The University is located on College Hill above the Granville.

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