afterschool program leaders find that Camp Internet offers two levels
of direct benefits:
In working with
youth, Camp Internet offers teachers a safe-harbor for student online
learning activities. All of the resources have been developed by
Camp staff and multi-agency partners, represent innovative content
and delivery methodologies, and empower teachers to help their students
discover academically rewarding uses for online technology. The
program is adaptable to any learning setting, no matter how many
hours of computer time you have available with students each month.
Learning activities are self-guided, offer differing levels of challenge,
and allow students to develop projects or complete assignments that
become measurable outcomes.
It is very rewarding
for teachers to become the ‘Outpost Leaders’, as we call our on
site leaders, and step into the role of becoming the technology
facilitator for students already hungry to explore online communication.
And this program is an excellent way for your school administrators
to see a real return on their technology investments.
are invited to participate in the program at whatever level meets
are welcome to:
complimentary learning projects in the classroom, school yard,
or local community. These may include science or history fact-finding
missions using a GPS, digital camera, or video camera. Or using
a scanner to develop a gallery of student work.
into the Classroom or Computer lab to give the students a chance
to proudly share their accomplishments with their parents, grandparents
and siblings. These Family Nights are a popular optional feature,
and bring the generations together around the technology – and
relatives in remote locations can even participate online.
How to Learn
If you would
like to see the Camp Internet program first hand, or have any questions,
us for next on the upcoming live behind-the-scenes
tours that provide you with login access to all of Camp Internet
for a special event.
News on these
events is also available online on our
Live Tour Page. Once you are ready to consider enrolling,
you can Request a Proposal
that details costs to participate and services / products you will
receive. The actual enrollment Applications
are available online for individual teachers or school / district
/ afterschool center / library groups.
Ask Us a Question