ATTENTION PARENTS: SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP 2013 is now open for
Summer Science Camp 2013
For Elementary & MIDDLE SCHOOL Students
The camp is open to children who will be enrolled in grades K-7 next
academic year (2013-2014).
Children who enroll in the camp will be divided into three groups
according to next year's grade level.
Dates & Location
- Summer Science Camp 2013 will be held July 24 - August 8,
2013. During this period, the camp will not meet Fridays,
Saturdays, and Sundays.
- Most activities will take place on the ISU campus in the Science
Building. However, field trips may take students off campus. The
times of departure and arrival for the field trips may differ from
the regular session time.
- We will have at least 3 field trips this year. More
information will be forthcoming in June.
- The registration fee is $100 per student.
- If the registration fee poses a financial hardship, please contact
Tammy Barnes at the Science Education Office to make special payment
arrangements. Tammy may be reached by calling 812-237-3010 or by
How to register
- To register for Summer Science Camp 2013,
download and complete this
application packet (PDF), and submit via regular postal
service or fax. (We recommend that you e-mail or call first to ensure
open seats are available.) Payment is preferred at
the same time the application is sent. Please write your child(ren)'s
name in the memo section of your check.
- Please note that we can
accept late payments, without penalties, by advanced arrangement.
Please contact Tammy in the Science Education Office for further
ISU Center for Science Education:
ISU Summer Science Camp
Center for Science Education
Room 191 Science Building
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Please call ahead before visiting the office in person.
Parent/Guardian INFORMATION meeting
- There will be a Parent/Guardian Information Meeting. More
information will be forthcoming this summer.
- Parents will be allowed to bring their children to the meeting if they do
not have a babysitter, or if their available babysitter charges a
fee. On the night of the meeting, we will provide babysitters
free of charge. The babysitters will be ISU education students
who have passed criminal background checks.
About the Camp Instructors
- The camp is sponsored by the ISU Center for Science Education.
Elementary education students, in the process of completing the
Center's science methods course, will serve as the instructors of
- The student instructors will be supervised and mentored by
licensed teachers. Additional direction and
supervision will be provided by Dr. Eulsun Seung, the instructor of
the Center's science methods course, SCED 393/SCED 393L.
LOCATION OF THE CHILDREN'S CLASSROOMS
- The camp will meet in the Science
Building. Group A (grades K-2) will meet in Room 185; Group B (grades
3-4) is assigned to Room 183; and Group C (grades 5-7) classroom will
be in the lower level of the Science Building, Room 58.
DROP OFF/PICKUP LOCATION and TIME
- While summer science camp is in session, children should be
dropped off and picked up from a central location. This year in 2013 the location
will be at Fifth and Chestnut streets, near the Hulman Memorial
Student Union (HMSU). The drop off time will be between 7:45 a.m. and 7:55 a.m.
each morning. Your children will be
escorted, by University students, from
the central location to their classroom in the Science
Building. Any child arriving late will need to be escorted
to the Science Building by a parent or
Pickup time by the parents
should be 11:45 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
- For questions and comments, please contact Tammy Barnes by phone at
812-237-3010 or by e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org (Tammy's office hours are 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM,
Monday through Friday. During the camp, Tammy will have morning office