The Jacksonville Science Festival is proud to present the Summer of Exploration and Art Camp.

Jacksonville Science Festival (JSF) is excited to announce its 2018 Summer of Exploration & Arts Camp featuring six weeks of STEAM driven FUN!

Summer Camp Registration 2018 REGISTRATION PDF

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Jacksonville Science Festival is now well known for its STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math) driven city-wide event featuring Jacksonville’s k-12 grade students partnering to creatively develop fun, interactive, educational projects they present to the community during the annual festival. The Jacksonville Science Festival Exploration & ARTS Camp incorporates similar aspects but offers an ARTS focused thread including visual, performing, and environmental arts and weekly field trips for additional fun.

The camp takes place at The Foundation Academy, a 23 acre campus including art, dance, and drama studios, organic gardens, an aquaponic farm, interactive sports, and more. Camp is open to children ages 5-15 with age appropriate groups and activities.

3675 San Pablo Road South, Jacksonville 32224 or call 904-493-3535 for more information.


Summer Camp Registration 2018 REGISTRATION PDF

SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION
STARTS: JUNE 18TH, 2018 ENDS: JULY 27TH, 2018

PRIVATE PAY FEES
$15.00 APPLICATION FEE (NON-REFUNDABLE)
$10.00 WEEKLY RESERVATION FEE (NON-REFUNDABLE)
$120.00 CAMP FEE – PER WEEK
$25.00 FIELD TRIP FEES – PER WEEK

GRANT QUALIFYING FAMILIES
ONE TIME APPLICATION FEE $15.00 *Must accompany application
REGISTRATION FEE PER WEEK $10.00 *Due on the first Monday of each week.
FIELD TRIP FEES – PER WEEK $10.00 *Due on Tuesday of each week.
CAMP FEE $0
LUNCH & SNACK FEE $0

*QUALIFYING FAMILIES MUST HAVE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
• SNAP
• INCOME BASED GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE
• STEP UP FOR STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
• MC KAY SCHOLARSHIP
*QUALIFYING FAMILIES MUST ALSO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:
• Student’s 3RD QUARTER REPORT CARD
NOTE:
1. Seats are available on a first come, first serve basis.
2. All documentation and registration fees must be submitted before a space will be reserved for Grant Qualifying Families.


Important Documents:

SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION 2018.pdf

Summer Camp Registration 2018 REGISTRATION PDF May18

Summer Lunch Menu 2018


 

Here is our typical schedule:

*PiBL: Art, Science, Drama, Skits/ Group activities

** Schedule is subject to change

Incremental weather schedule for Jacksonville Science Festival.pdf

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Below is our projected timeline for Summer 2018*:

*Pending on weather patterns, dates and times of field trips are subject to change. Field trip fees are not included in the camp fee. Most field trips are on Wednesdays. We are closed July 4th, 2018.

Schedule 2018

June 18th- July 27th

8am to 5pm

Six Weeks

Projected Field Trips Summer 2018*

Week 1 Jumpstreet June 20th

Week 2 Ripley’s June 27th

Week 3 Adlib Tours Downtown Jacksonville July 5th*

Week 4 Marineland July 11th

Week 5 Velocity July 18th

Week 6 Adventure Landing July 25th

*Field Trips are subject to change. Most are on Wednesday, please note dates.

Themes

Week 1 Patterns

Week 2 Around the World

Week 3 United States of America

Week 4 Florida

Week 5 Space

Week 5 Sea

Incremental weather schedule for Jacksonville Science Festival.pdf

Summer Camp 2018 Registration

CAMP DO’S & DON’TS

Do’s:

Come to camp mentally and physically prepared –

 

Don’ts:

Camp WILL be a safe and FUN place for everyone –

 

Camp FAQ’s:

Where are you located?

Camp is hosted on the The Foundation Academy 23 acre campus at 3675 San Pablo Road South, 32224.

What should my camper bring each day?

An active mind ready to explore along with a water bottle, extra clothes and sunblock

Do you supply lunch?

Yes, we also supply two snacks each day. Campers may bring extra food or a lunch if they have special dietary needs.

What are the camper’s ages?

Ages 5 to 15; they are broken into three groups: 5-7, 8-10, 11-15

Why does your camp focus on Science and Art?

The Jacksonville Science Festival is a STEAM based organization. The mission of the Jacksonville Science Festival is to promote equity and justice in education. Therefore, campers will explore and create with science and art in a traditional setting with hands on activities.

What’s the typical schedule entail?

Our typical schedule and more information is on the Summer Camp tab at JacksonvilleScienceFestival.org

Are there field trips?

Yes, on Wednesdays. Depending on weather these are subject to change. Field Trip Transportation is for Staff and Campers only.

Besides Science and Art what else will my camper experience?

Outdoor activities, aquaponic organic farming and more at the 23 acre campus of the Foundation Academy.

What is the camper to counselor ratio?

One counselor to fifteen campers; our trained CPR certified staff is ready to share the camp experience with your camper!

What’s on the lunch menu?

Food is provided by the Summer Service Food Program. (Click here for more info.)

Summer Camp 2018 Registration

ART & EXPLORATION CAMP

SEVERE CLAUSE POLICY

The following will result in immediate consequences:

  1. Acts of Violence Against Teachers or Campers or any Staff Members, includes fighting or ANY unsolicited physical contact.  
  2. Verbal Abuse and/or Threats Against Teachers or Campers or any Staff Members.
  3. Theft
  4. Vandalism – includes Academy property, Teachers or Campers or any Staff Member’s personal property.
  5. Leaving campus without permission: includes lunchtime, break, field trips, and any activities or camp activity that has not been cleared by parent and school administration.
  6. Use of drugs or alcohol at any time
  7. Sexual Harassment, sexual talk
  8. Cyber bullying

 

Severe Clause Consequences:

  1. Camper(s) will be immediately suspended for a period, or immediate expulsion will be applied, as determined by administration.
  2. Parents will be notified and required to attend a meeting before camper is admitted back to school.

 

 

STANDARD DAILY DISCIPLINE POLICY:

  1. Redirect the behavior:
  2. Conference with the student:
  3. Consequence (removal from group):
  4. Parental involvement:(call or conference at dismissal)
  5. Referral/ Removal from program

 

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Incremental weather schedule for Jacksonville Science Festival.pdf