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The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Summer Camp, coordinated by Auburn University's Truman Pierce Institute faculty and staff, through funding by the Alabama State Department of Education, is for Alabama's high school students who serve as 21st Century Community Learning Center (extended day) tutors. The camp focuses on providing students with information and skills that will allow them to work successfully in 21st CCLC programs.
This week long residential camp is designed to:
Students will further their math, writing, and reading skills, as well as learn about the natural sciences through hands-on experiences in the classroom and in the field. Students will learn to combine nature studies with art, music, and literature.
A typical schedule includes:
Using skills learned at this camp, participants return to their school systems and serve a minimum of 40 hours working as tutors in a 21st CCLC extended-day program.
Camp participants will experience campus-life while residing in Auburn's resident dormitories, eating at campus dining facilities, and enjoying evening social and recreational activities. Attendees will have 24/7 counselor supervision.
A maximum of 30 students for the camp will be accepted, with priority given to rising 11th and 12th grade students.
There is no fee associated with this camp! The Truman Pierce Institute will award merit-based scholarships that cover the cost of all instruction, housing, meals, and recreational activities.
Application and Registration
To apply, students must
Required Forms and Insurance
Once selected as a camp participant and notified by Truman Pierce Institute personnel that they are enrolled, participants must complete and return the required camp form packet and ropes course waiver form not later than two weeks prior to the camp start date. Return instructions are included in the packet.
As proof of health insurance, all participants must attach a copy of the participant's health insurance card (front and back) with the camp form packet. If the participant does not have current health insurance coverage, please contact us as soon as possible for options.
If you are interested or would like more information on this camp, please contact the TPI 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Coordinator Chris Groccia at 334.844.5781.
Last Updated: January 7, 2014