Camp Calendar and Schedule

December 2016

  • AAUW Branches begin to Contact Middle School Teachers who will nominate girls for their local AAUW Branches
  • The only avenue for nomination is through participating schools with local AAUW branches

January 2017

  • Branches accept teacher nominations of students
  • Directors select core class and presenter teachers.
  • Applications available to previous Hopper attendees for Student Counselor positions.  Must a high school sophomore or older. (Minimum of 3 years past camp attendance).

February 2017

  • Accept Student Volunteer Counselors – deadline is February 26
  • Local AAUW branches send out Student Applications to nominees – check your branch for deadlines

March 2017

  • Confirm list of dorm monitors and begin background checks
  • Branches complete Interviews of Tech Trek nominees

April 2017

  • AAUW Branches send names of selected campers/alternates to camp staff by April 10
  • Local Branches will hold a camp orientation at various times during April and May
  • For selected campers, a $50 participation fee is due to your sponsoring AAUW Branch
  • Register on-line with National AAUW

May 2017

  • Early in May, E-mail confirmations and an initial camp information sheet will be sent to parents and campers by camp staff
  • Late in May, camp packet forms (permission, health, biography, transportation, campus waivers etc) will be sent to campers and parents by e-mail.  Print, fill out and return to designated camp staff by due dates listed on the forms.

June 2017

  • Camp forms due to camp staff early June – exact dates indicated on forms.
  • Maps, directions, camp schedule and final paperwork will be e-mailed to parents and campers late in June.

July 2017

  • July 15th    – Camp set up and Student Volunteer Orientation Day
  • July 16th    – Staff orientation in the morning
  • July 16th    – Campers arrive midafternoon, parents may stay for an opening session
  • July 22nd   – 9:00AM parents pick up campers