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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does a camper need to stay overnight, or can he or she commute to the camp?
A: Campers must stay overnight.

Q: Does a camper need to stay for the duration of the camp?
A: Yes, campers must stay for the entire camp.

Q: This year's STAAR math and science scores aren't back yet. Can I send last year's scores?
A: Yes.

Q: When will campers be notified if they have been selected?
A: Notices will be mailed by May 12.

Q: How many counselors will there be?
A: There will be a minimum of one counselor for every eight campers during the daytime and nighttime activities. The counselor shifts will overlap around dinner time, and this ratio does not count instructors or camp directors.

Q: Is the May 31st orientation optional?
A: No, it is mandatory for the student and at least one parent or guardian.

Q: What will the mix be of 6th vs. 7th vs. 8th graders be? How about boys vs. girls?
A: The group of campers will be one third 6th graders, one third 7th graders and one third 8th graders. An equal number of boys and girls from each grade will be selected.

Q: Will the boys and girls be separated in the dorms?
A: Absolutely.

Q: How much is tuition for the camp?
A: The camp is free, including housing and meals. Linens (sheets, blankets and towels) for the dorm rooms will not be provided.

 

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