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KEY Camp Info

Applications will be available FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21.
 
What is KEY
Knowledge Enrichment for Youth (KEY) is a one-week summer residential program for young people who are intellectually curious and excited to learn.
 
Where
Casper College, 125 College Drive, Casper, WY  82601
 
When                                                                           
  • Week 1: June 7-13, 2020
  • Week 2: June 14-20, 2020
  • Week 3: June 21-27, 2020
 
Who
High ability students who are entering grades 6 or 7 in the fall of 2020.
 
Why
To offer unique educational experiences for young people in a breadth of subject areas. Excellent teachers and camp counselors will guide student learning and interactions Students will return home with new skills, energy, and friends.
 
Cost
The $640 fee includes instruction, room and board, classroom and laboratory materials, extracurricular activities, supervision, and a t-shirt. Campers stay in the secured residence halls. There are teachers, a nurse, a head counselor, counselors, and a coordinator that support campers during their time at camp.
 
Scholarships may be available through your school or school district or organizations such as Kiwanis, Eagles, Elks, Lions, or BOCES. Individual fundraising is also a great way to raise money (car washes, bake sales, etc.).
 
Important Dates
  • Applications open: Friday, February 21, 2020
  • Application deadline: Friday, March 20
  • Notified of acceptance or waitlisted via email: Friday, March 27
  • Class requests and $150 deposit due: Friday, April 17
  • Final payment due: Friday, May 15
 
Online Applications
Only completed applications will be considered. A completed application consists of the parent/student application AND an educator recommendation.
 
  • Enrollment is limited and the program may fill with qualified applicants before the application deadline. Completed applications are accepted first-come, first-served until the program is full.
  • There is no fee to apply.
  • Parents will receive an email letting them know if their child has been accepted into the program or is on the waitlist.
 
APPLY ONLINE: The link will be available on February 21, 2020.
 
TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM: The link will be available soon.
 
Waitlists
If we receive your application and the camp is full, we will place you on the waiting list and notify you via email. We will contact you if an opening becomes available.
 
Payments
Payment must be paid in full by TBA. No exceptions.
 
Cancellation Policy
You must cancel your registration 20 or more business days prior to your camp start date to receive a refund for camp tuition less the deposit fee. There is no refund if you cancel 19 or fewer business days prior to the camp start date. The camp start date is the Sunday of the camp week you will be attending.
 
Contact
Call Melanie Dawson at 307-268-3399 or email melanie.dawson@caspercollege.edu for more information.