Frequently Asked Questions

Important Dates

Registration opens - January 15, 2022 Register now for Camp BIOmed!

Early Bird Registration ends- April 30, 2022;

Full payment & all forms due - June 1, 2022

Registration closes - As seats fill up

Beginning of camp- June 20, 2022 (Spokane) July 11, 2022 (Seattle) , (Bellevue)

Cost

Q: What is the cost of Camp BIOmed?

Each camp theme has its unique features, but the cost for all of them is the same.

 

Early bird price (Regular)

Early bird price (Member)

Fees for employee of NWABR's member institution 

Regular Camp fees

Camp Tuition

$645

$600

$620

$695

*For the list of our member institutions, please click here. If a parent works for or is affiliated with a member organization, their children will receive memberships benefits.

Q: What kind of financial assistance is available?

NWABR offers assistance upto 100% of the tuition fees. Visit our Financial Assistance page for details.  If you have additional questions, reach out to camp@nwabr.org.

Q: Where can I download the financial assistance form?

You can download the financial assistance form here.

Q: Which sessions are available for special discount?

NWABR is offering $25 discount on specific sessions. Use Code 'NOW'.  See below for participating sessions:

Nospecial discounts are currently available.

Q: What is our refund policy?

Should camp cancelation be required by Washington State and Superintendent of Public Instruction we will provide full refunds. 

During normal camp operation, small cancellations fee will be charged as stated below-

Cancellations before May 15, 2022: $50

Cancellations between May 15 and June 15, 2022: $100

No refunds will be issued after June 20, 2022. 

Q. What if I need to change the camp theme or camp week?

Any changes to the schedule will be free of cost till June 10, 2022. Please email camp@nwabr.org or call at 425-786-8138 with your request.

Any changes requested after June 10 2022 will be entertained with a cancellation fee of $50.

Camp Logistics

Q: What is the time commitment for a student signing up for a camp?

Each camp session runs for one week (Monday-Friday).  Students will be in camps from 9 am to 3 pm each day. 

On Friday of each week, NWABR will hold a culminating expo from 1 PM to 3 PM where students will share their week's projects with family and friends.

Q: What weeks are the different camps offered?

Register now for Camp BIOmed!

 

June 20-24

June 27- July 1

July 11-15

July 18-22

July 25-29

August 1-5

August 8-12

Aug 15-19

Cancer @ Whitworth, Spokane

    X      X

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

CSI @SPU,Seattle

n/a

n/a

    n/a

n/a

    X

    X

   X

 X

Medical Microbiology @ SPU,Seattle

n/a

  n/a

    X

    X 

   n/a

    n/a

   n/a

 n/a

Next Gen Science @ SPU,Seattle

n/a

n/a

   n/a

n/a 

n/a 

X   

   X

 X

The Molecular Biology of Cancer @ SPU,Seattle

n/a

n/a

   X

   X

   X

    X

   X

 X

Genetic Engineering @ SPU,Seattle

n/a

n/a

   X

 X

   X

   n/a

  n/a

 n/a

CSI @Eastside

n/a

n/a

X

X

n/a

    n/a

   n/a

 n/a

 'X' represents the sessions available.

Q: What grades are eligible for each camp? 

9th - 12th grade as of fall 2022*

* If your child does not fulfill the grade requirement, but has a strong interest in the biological sciences please contact us at camp@nwabr.org. Exceptions may be granted on an individual basis.

All the students are required to be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination required at the time of registration.

Q: Where are the camps held?

Three available locations:

CSI, Cancer, Medical Microbiology, Next gen science & Genetic Engineering: Eaton Hall laboratory of Seattle Pacific University, located at 339 W Bertona Street, Seattle WA 98119, Room #322.  

Cancer: Whitworth University, Spokane

CSI: Eastside (exact location TBD)

Q: When is the culminating expo held?

The culminating expo is held every Friday from 1 PM to 3 PM

Q: How many spots are available in each camp?

Camp has a capacity of 14 students per track. A waitlist will be created after the camp becomes full.

Q: Will the students need to bring anything with them?

Lunch, if not purchased through camp. Laptops are recommended, but not required.  All other necessary supplies for camp will be provided by NWABR.

For additional questions, contact Mansi Kaushik at camp@nwabr.org; camp.mansi@nwabr.org, or call us at (425)786-8138 or (206)957-3337.

Register now for Camp BIOmed!

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