Frequently Asked Questions
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Q: What will the daily schedule look like?
A: Each day will run from 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM. Each day will consist of mini technology challenges, team building challenges and entrepreneurial challenges. We will have one guest speaker who is a local entrepreneur.
"After being given the criteria and components of the 3D Printing course, the students enjoyed the freedom and flexibility to be innovative, creative and work at their own pace." - 2015 iTEAMS Xtreme Teacher
Q: Do I need to bring food to camp?
A: You will need to bring lunch to camp for the first three days. A pizza party will be provided on the final day of camp.
Q: How much does iTEAMS Xtreme cost?
A: There is an early bird registration fee of $165 per camper if paid with submitted application by April 11, 2016. After the early bird deadline, the cost is $185 per camper. This includes all instruction, supplies, a t-shirt, snacks and a pizza party on the final day of camp.
Q: What supplies do I need to bring to camp?
A: Nothing! You will be provided with a camp workbook, a writing utensil, and all of the supplies you will need to complete your challenges.
Q: What types of technology will I learn?
A: iTEAMS Xtreme will have three different classes available in Mobile Apps, 3D Printing and Interactive Objects. Each class lasts four days. iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation will work with Arduino technology.
"Not only do I think the students learned how to be app developers, but I think they also learned how to be better communicators." - 2015 iTEAMS Xtreme Teacher
Q: Should I bring my own electronic devices?
A: The camp supplies all electronic devices necessary for camp. The camp staff cannot guarantee the security of your electronics while at camp. Students may bring cell phones, but we request parents set clear guidelines on use. Cell phones cannot be used during class time. If devices are deemed to be used inappropriately, they will be confiscated and returned to parents at the end of camp.
Q: Is this an overnight camp?
A: No, iTEAMS Xtreme is a day camp. Parents/guardians are required to drop students off in the morning and pick them up at the end of each camp day.
Q: Is financial assistance available?
A: Yes, a limited amount of financial aid is available to residents of South Carolina. It is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Families who are interested in applying must complete the financial assistance section of the program application.
Q: Can I see what my child has been working on all week?
A: Yes! There will be a showcase on Thursday afternoon of each week of camp. You will get an invitation at the beginning of the week.
Q: Can I request to be on a team with my friends?
A: Campers will be assigned to specific instructors. If you happen to be in the same class, yes you can! However, camp is a great time to meet new people and make new friends!