Presentation on theme: "Camp Mini-Grant Applications November 29, 2010 Award Number ESI-0624591 Kathy Morgan Project Manager 402-472-5027."— Presentation transcript:
Camp Mini-Grant Applications November 29, 2010 Award Number ESI-0624591 Kathy Morgan Project Manager email@example.com 402-472-5027
Agenda About GEAR-Tech-21 Camp Program Requirements Mini-Grant: What you receive Submitting a Camp Proposal Questions
GEAR-Tech-21 is… A two year program For middle school youth Robotics, GPS, and GIS Curriculum Summer camp programs Competitions: Fair, Virtual, & FLL Professional development for adult volunteers
Background Funded by the National Science Foundation (Award Number ESI-0624591) Developed as a regional program by Nebraska 4-H 5-year Scale-Up Project began fall 2008
Curriculum – Year 1 Build and program a simple robot Moving and turning Sensors Use a GPS Unit to mark waypoints and tracks Customize a GIS map
Curriculum – Year 2 Combine GPS and Robotics technologies Bluetooth Advanced Mapping Direct a robot to specific GPS coordinates
Camp Program Requirements Serve at least 10 youth Use GT21 curriculum, including robotics, GPS, and GIS 30 hours recommended curriculum activities, 20 hours minimum Youth participate in research surveys Start or continue a GT21 club Offered by 4-H or in collaboration with 4-H
Camp Equipment & Software Camps provide own computers & software Use ArcMap or Google Earth Apply for ESRI grant for ArcMap or download Google Earth (free) LEGO NXT-G software Either access activities online or purchase curriculum CD ($25) NXT kits ($10) and GPS units ($5) available to rent
Camp Mini-Grants: What you get Curriculum: online modules and helpers guides Youth camper notebooks: Must purchase for $5 each Training: two-day in-person or distance training for camp staff At least one permanent staff must attend training Ability to rent NXT kits and GPS units Up to $75 per participant for Year 1 Camps Up to $100 per participant for Year 2 Camps
The Money Details Up to $75 per participant for Year 1 Camps Up to $100 per participant for Year 2 Camps Limited to participant costs like: site rental fees, food, program materials, youth notebooks, other consumable supplies, equipment rental Ineligible expenses: equipment purchase, staff salaries, volunteer costs, adult transportation Money will be reimbursed AFTER the camp program Must submit ORIGINAL receipts
How to Apply http://4hset.unl.edu/4hdrupal/node/165 http://4hset.unl.edu/4hdrupal/node/165 Application Form Budget Form Schedule Worksheet Letter of support from 4-H Review begins December 1, and the application period will remain open until all of the available funds have been distributed.
Questions? Kathy Morgan Project Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 402-472-5027
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