What time will we be leaving and returning from camp? Students will need to arrive to school Wednesday, March 20 th at 7:00 am. Buses will be leaving at 7:30 Students will leave camp Friday, March 22 th at 3:00 and will arrive back at school between 5:00-5:5:30 All students must be picked up from Watauga Elementary upon arrival from camp.
A small suitcase/ overnight bag Sleeping Bag or Twin Sheets and a Pillow Basic Toiletries and clothing for three days Tennis Shoes Flashlight * A more detailed list of necessary items will be sent home prior to camp. Camp Items your child will need
Item NOT to bring to camp! Cell phones Electronic device Cameras * We will be taking pictures throughout camp and they will be available on DVD.
Activities Your Child Will Participate In Owl Pellets Hike/Monkey Bridge Fossil Hunt Animal Tracking Entomology (Study of bugs) Digital GPS Scavenger Hunt Birding Data Collection Macro-Invertebrates Star Party Night Hike/ Camp Fire Birds Of Prey
COST There will be approximately 103 students attending Camp Jolt this year. Camp Price Per Student $132 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 and a souvenir camp DVD.
Fundraising We have several fundraising events planned that will help pay for transportation and extra camp events, etc. Fundraising Ideas Parents’ night out Popcorn Fridays Jeans for J.O.L.T. (Watauga Staff) 5 th grade carnival booths And many more…….
Payment Options You may pay for camp in full by October 15 th 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 $33.00. 1 st payment due October 15 th $33.00 2 nd payment due November 15 th $33.00 3 rd payment due January 15 th $33.00 4 th payment due February 15 th $33.00 Total Camp Cost $132.00
SCHOLARSHIPS Unfortunately, this year, there will be no scholarships awarded due to limited funding.
CAMP JOLT COMMITMENT All commitment cards are due by October 2 nd. Camp Jolt HAS to have a student count by October 5 th. Camp tuition must be paid in full no later than March 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.
How can I contact my child in case of an emergency? Call the school Prior to our camp departure, parents will be given a cell phone number where teachers can be reached at any time in the event of an emergency. You can also call directly to Camp Jolt
Student Mail Please take the opportunity to write your child an encouraging letter. These letters will be passed out Thursday night to students around the camp fire.