The Ohio State University at Newark


​Summer Enrichment Camp

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Please check back next spring to register for Summer Enrichment Camp being held June 15-19, 2020.
Questions about the camp? Please email the camp director Diane Kanney at Kanney.24@osu.edu.
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Who: Rising 5th-8th grade boys & girls

What: The enrichment program is led by Ohio State Newark faculty and students. The program provides students with opportunities to explore a variety of academic disciplines while performing laboratory experiments, small group activities or assignments in the campus's state-of-the-art facilities with Ohio State Newark's world-renowned professors. Students will gain exposure to subject matter that will allow for the development of ideas, opinions, critical thinking skills, knowledge and understanding as they prepare for middle school, high school and their college experience.

Where: The Ohio State University at Newark campus, 1179 University Drive, Newark, OH 43055.

When: June 15-19, 2020, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Please arrive five minutes early. Friday will be a short day with camp ending with a closing ceremony at 12:30 p.m. Parents or guardians are invited to join us for this ceremony where each student will be recognized with a certificate of completion.

Why enroll? The summer enrichment program is tailored for students who want to explore a variety of academic areas in a fun and relaxed environment while learning more about what college will be like. Including this program on a future college application is sure to impress the admissions committee!

Cost: $250 per student due at time of registration (some need-based scholarships available).



A typical day at the 2019 Ohio State Newark’s summer enrichment program included:
9:00 a.m. – Arrival, Check-in & Roll Call
Founders Hall, 1179 University Drive, Newark campus
Academic Session 1
Academic Session 2
Lunch
Recreation, Art Activity
Discussion
3:00 p.m. – Departure

Available sessions included these and many others:

  • What's for Dinner? Predator-Prey Interactions in Wild Coshocton
  • Fake News, Terrorist Paul Revere and the Boston Massacre
  • Your Storied Past: Writing About Yourself
  • Let's Explore Data!
  • Ouch, That Hurts!: The Pain of Exclusion
  • How Elections Work
  • Recreational Sports
  • Support for Student Success

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should my son or daughter enroll? The summer enrichment program is tailored for students who want to explore a variety of academic areas in a fun and relaxed environment while learning more about what college will be like. Including this program on a future college application is sure to impress the admissions committee!

What time does my student need to arrive?

The summer enrichment program will begin daily at 9:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. Please arrive 5 minutes before the start time. Friday will be a short day with camp ending with a closing ceremony at 12:30 p.m. Parents or guardians and invited to join us for this ceremony where each student will be recognized with a certificate of completion.

What should my student wear?
Students should dress comfortably and always wear tennis shoes for safety in laboratory experiences and comfort in recreation activities. Shorts and T-shirts are welcomed.

Is lunch provided?
Lunch will be provided by Ohio State Newark’s dining services. Please alert the camp director of food allergies at time of registration.

Is there someone I can call with questions?
The camp director is Diane Kanney, Director of Enrollment. All questions regarding the camp should be directed to her at 740.366.9333 or Kanney.24@osu.edu.


Students interested in developing leadership skills should attend our Buckeye Leadership Camp being held June 22-25, 2020.
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