CGPS STEMcity Camp

STEMcity 2019

City as Science

 

WHO?

THE CAMP WILL BE FACILITATED BY DR. COURTNEY ST. PRIX AND MR. JEREMY WHITE OF COLUMBIA MIDDLE SCHOOL.

IT WILL BE OPEN TO ALL 4th, 5th, and 6th GRADE STUDENTS AT CGPS.

 

WHAT?

STEMcity 2019 WILL BE AN EXPLORATION OF VARIOUS PARTS OF NYC WHERE STEM ACTIVITIES OCCUR ON A DAILY BASIS. EACH DAY WILL BE A FIELD TRIP THAT HIGHLIGHTS HOW STEM IMPACTS OUR DAILY LIVES.

 

WHERE?

WE WILL MEET EACH DAY IN ROOM 102 OF 36 WEST 93RD @ 9:30AM FOR A QUICK ORIENTATION, THEN LEAVE FOR A FIELD TRIP TO A NUMBER OF PLACES INCLUDING ALLEY POND, AMNH, NASA/GISS (For a forum with Climate Scientists on Climate Change), CENTRAL PARK, AND THE BRONX ZOO.

 

WHEN?

CAMP WILL RUN FOR ONLY 6 DAYS: JUNE 10TH, 11TH, 12TH, 13TH, 17TH, AND 18TH. THAT’S MON – THURS THE WEEK AFTER SCHOOL CLOSES, AND MON & TUES OF THE FOLLOWING WEEK.

WE MEET EACH DAY AT 9:30 AND COME BACK FROM OUR TRIPS BY 1:00PM.  THEN, FROM 1-3PM WE DE-BRIEF, DO AN ACTIVITY AND/OR WATCH A SCIENCE FICTION FILM UNTIL PICK UP. (POPCORN WILL BE PROVIDED!)

 

DAILY ROUTINE & EXPECTATIONS

9:00 – 9:30                CAMPERS ARRIVE IN ROOM 102

9:30 – 10:15             TRAVEL TIME TO FIELD TRIP SITE

10:15 – 12:15           FIELD TRIP/OUTTING

12:15 – 1:00             TRAVEL TIME BACK TO CGPS

1:00 – 3:00                DE-BRIEF & SCI FI FILM

 

ALL CAMPERS MUST BE PICKED UP BY 3PM

ALL CAMPERS MUST COME EACH DAY WITH A BROWN-BAG LUNCH AND SNACK.

 

COST OF CAMP

THE CAMP COSTS $175/DAY AND COVERS TRANSPORTATION AND ADMISSION TO ALL SITES VISITED.  A FEW SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE. FOR 6 DAYS THAT COMES TO A TOTAL OF $1,050.

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