The event is being held on July 24 - July 28 (5 days) at the Putnam Museum and Science Center in Davenport with capacity for 450 kids total with the schedule:* July 24 is grades 4-6th (co-ed)* July 25 is grades 4-6 (co-ed)* July 26 is grades 2-3rd (co-ed)* July 27 is grades 4-8th - Girls only (male and female volunteers needed)* July 28 is grades 6-8th (co-ed)
No previous experience is required - just a desire to have fun and work with and inspire children.
Please note that there are four volunteering roles available:* Activity Assistant (6 people per day): Assist with the hands-on activities with minimum preparation required ahead of the event. Assistants will travel with the same students to each of the three activities.* Activity Assistant Coordinator (3 people per day): Same responsibilities outlined above for activity assistant plus coordinate the movement of students and volunteers between the various locations and activities. Limited preparation* Co-Lead for Activity (3 people per day): Co-Leader for Hands-On Activity with Iowa State Student Leader. This role will require a few hours of preparation ahead of the session. Will remain with the same activity all day.* 1 photographer will be required for each day and must provide own DSLR camera.
Volunteers will be provided a camp t-shirt, lunch, and a fun experience of supporting our local youth. The event will be lead by students from Iowa State University College of Engineering.
The camp will include hands on three hand-on activities including LEGO robotics (NXT) with challenges for various student experience levels and will include a movie.
Everyone that registers to be a volunteer will be notified by by July 10 providing them details on their assignment. Depending on the number of people that register to be volunteers, not all people that register may be able to be utilized. Your chances of being selected are best if you register early to be a volunteer. We will continued to accept volunteers until we have filled up all of the portions for the five camps.
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