Ohio State University P-12 Summer Camps


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Spring Summer Ohio State Opportunities 2010
“Ohio State Opportunities for spring/summer 2010” available online at http://p12.osu.edu/. Look under the heading What’s New, in the left hand column. This issue contains activities open to K-12 teachers and their students. Some are available at any time during entire school year. Others are one-time activities available during spring and summer.
 
LiFE Sports Summer Camp
The LiFE Sports Camp is designed to provide 600 youth ages 9-15 from the Columbus area with the opportunity to participate in a FREE four-week summer sports camp. Youth participants play in a variety of sports including soccer, basketball, football, lacrosse, swimming, softball/baseball, volleyball, and social dance.  As a requirement for camp participation, all youth are able to access a free health physical.
 
Phone: 688-3875, Monday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00
Four week summer program (June 14-July 9, 2010)
EMAIL: LiFESports@buckeyes.ath.ohio-state.edu
Dowload the camper application form at www.osulifesports.org
There is a one day registration for the program on May 15, 2010. Participant applications must be turned in at the designated sites (Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza or Boys and Girls Club of Columbus). In addition, all campers must have a physical exam to participate in camp. FREE physicals will be available at Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza. Campers may also bring documentation that they have had a physical when they turn in their participant application to either location.
 
LiFE Sports Youth Leadership Camp
The LiFE Sports Youth Leadership camp is designed to provide youth ages 15-18 with an opportunity to develop and enhance their leadership skills.  This camp runs concurrently with the LiFE Sports Camp and allows older youth to serve in the role of “camp counselor.”  These youth are mentored by current camp counselors.  Additionally, programming is provided each week that specifically targets key leadership skills such as interpersonal communication, problem-solving, goal setting, ethical behavior, and social responsibility. This camp will be offered for the first time in the Summer of 2010.
 
Phone: 688-3875, Monday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00
Four week summer program (June 14-July 9, 2010)
EMAIL: LiFESports@buckeyes.ath.ohio-state.edu
Dowload the camper application form at www.osulifesports.org
There is a one day registration for the program on May 15, 2010. Participant applications must be turned in at the designated sites (Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza or Boys and Girls Club of Columbus).
 
Play Games. Learn Economics. Get Paid.
What: Two, one-day workshop on “experimental economics” at Ohio State for high-school students.
When: Tuesday, June 29thth or Wednesday, June 30th, 2010, from 10am to 4:30pm. (Parking & lunch will be provided.)
Where: Arps Hall Room 318, 1945 N. High Street, Ohio State Campus, Columbus, OH 43210
Who: Any local high-school student currently in their freshman, sophomore, or junior year.
Come to Ohio State’s campus for a one-day workshop where you’ll play economic “games” in our research laboratory, learn about current topics in economics and “game theory”, and—best of all—get paid based on how well you play! Earnings will be between $40 and $100 per person, depending on performance. You’ll also get a taste of what life is like in a college classroom … and maybe even discover your future career!
APPLY: Professor Paul Healy, healy.52@osu.edu
Please include the following information:
1. Your name (first & last)
2. Your school
3. Your current year for 2009‐2010 (freshman, sophomore, or junior)
4. Your email address OR a phone number (or both)
5. A copy of your high school transcript (it doesn’t need to be an official copy)
Applications must be received by Friday, June 4th at 5:00pm.
 
Teaching Growing America, Farm to Market
Sponsored by the Past Foundation & The Ed Council, Teaching Growing America offers teachers the opportunity to brainstorm their own program drawing on the expertise of an existing program and a well-structured approach to building projects.
Dates: July 26-July 27th, and July 31st
Location: Metro High School & OSU Watermann Farms
Cost $100 per participant
CEU credit: 12 hours
Register at www.pastfoundation.org
 
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