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Parent Meeting. Where is Camp Jolt? Location- Pottsboro, Texas 75076 Distance- 103miles north east of Haltom City Total Travel Time is about two hours.

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1 Parent Meeting

2 Where is Camp Jolt? Location- Pottsboro, Texas Distance- 103miles north east of Haltom City Total Travel Time is about two hours

3 Map to JOLT

4 How will we get there?

5 Sandi Creswell- Camp Director

6 What time will we be leaving and returning from camp? Students will need to arrive to school Monday, December 16 th at 8:00 am Buses will be leaving at 9:00 a.m. Students will leave camp Thursday, December 19 th at 1:00 and will arrive back at school between 3:00 and 3:30. That is an early dismissal day. All students must be picked up from O.H. Stowe Elementary upon arrival from camp.

7 A small suitcase/ overnight bag Sleeping Bag or Twin Sheets and a Pillow Basic Toiletries and clothing for four days Tennis Shoes Flashlight In light of the fact that we are going in December….warm clothing will be required. * A more detailed list of necessary items will be sent home prior to camp. Camp Items your child will need

8 Item NOT to bring to camp! Cell phones Electronic device Cameras * We will be taking pictures throughout camp.

9 Activities Your Child Will Participate In Owl Pellets Hike/Monkey Bridge Fossil Hunt Animal Tracking Entomology (Study of bugs) Trees Macro-Invertebrates Star Party Night Hike/ Camp Fire “The Swing” Archery

10 JOLT Over 5 miles of lakefront ~ Well equipped classrooms ~ Top quality science equipment ~ Over 600 acres of hiking trails

11 Facilities Indoor Spaces There are four classrooms strategically placed throughout the camp, as well as an activities center (Beck Activities Center) located along the northern waterfront, which is big enough for large group activities. There is also a Health Center, Powers Center, Dining Hall, and Sports Field. Food Carefully planned, well-balanced menu ~ Salad Bar and fresh fruits at each meal ***Special dietary needs accommodated Health and Safety Staff trained in First Aid, CPR, Boater Safety, Basic Water Safety, Lifeguards Policies and procedures in place for flash flood, fires, medical emergency Staff includes an EMT Certified Texas Firefighter ~ 6 Automated External Defibrillators ***Strategically placed assistance call boxes

12 Cabin Setup

13 How much will camp cost?

14 COST There will be approximately 100 students attending Camp Jolt this year. Camp Price Per Student $185 Transportation is approximately $3,000 Our campus thinks attending Camp Jolt is important enough that we have committed to fundraising to pay for the cost of transportation, as well as, extra camp activities including the Swing that they all look forward to.

15 Payment Options You may pay for camp in full by December 1 st by check or cash. To help make it easier for you to pay for your child’s camp tuition, we are breaking up the cost of the trip into 4 easy payments of $ st payment due September 12 th $ nd payment due October 1st $ rd payment due November 1 st $ th payment due December 1st $47.00 Total Camp Cost $185.00

16 Volunteers (Chaperones) We need volunteers. We would not have been able to make it happen without them in the past. If you are interested in being a volunteer, please talk to your child’s teacher. Please logon to our district website at to get approved.www.birdvilleschools.net/parents Chaperones cost for camp will be $

17 Fundraising We have several fundraising events planned that will help pay for transportation and extra camp events, etc. Fundraising Ideas 2 nd Annual Winter Dance Popcorn Fridays Hat Days Gourmet Popcorn for Holidays

18 CAMP JOLT COMMITMENT Camp Jolt HAS to have a student count by November 1st. Camp tuition must be paid in full no later than December 1 st. Refunds will only be given to students who move to another school. Refunds will NOT be given to students who don’t attend camp due to discipline.

19 How can I contact my child in case of an emergency? Call the school You can also call directly to Camp Jolt

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