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Sponsorship Opportunities 

What is the purpose of our sponsorship program?  Sponsor a campership for a student entering grades 9th-12th. The average cost for a camper slot is $675 ($600, if early bird registrant).  All of our campers/students will also be investing in their own camp experience. Our goal is to allocate funding to as many students as possible. We limit our financial assistance to $300 maximum per child, unless a donor designates additional funding. We anticipate that the needs will be great. Thanks for your consideration.

  • When you sponsor a camper, you can expect a few things in return.You will receive a photo of the student which will serve as a reminder to you that you are providing a for a life-changing week for that student. 
  • After camp is over, we make every effort to have your student write a personal letter to you as a thank you and to share with you some of their camp experiences, such as their culminating project.
  • We thank you in advance for taking time to consider helping a student who is seeking exposure to the Biomedical community and to be influenced by some amazing camp counselors and staff.  

 Marketing Sponsor – [$500 to $10,000] 

Be a friend of NWABR’s Camp BIOmed! By being a marketing sponsor for Camp BIOmed, you can help us reach out to more students who can benefit from Camp BIOmed. 


Job opportunties:

Camp BIOmed is a summer camp open to students entering 9th-12th grade for the upcoming school year. Camp sessions will repeat for 6 weeks between July 9-August 17, 2018 (changes depending on theme).Throughout the summer camps, students will take part in hands-on experiments and track their own findings as part of these experiments in lab journals. Each week of the summer camp will conclude with a culminating expo where campers will share all group and individual projects and contributions. Our staff to camper ratio is 1 adult to 14 students.

Open Instructor positions: 

Crime Scene Investigation - 2 weeks ( August 6- August 10 & August 13- August 17 )

Genetic Engineering & recombinant Technologies- 4 weeks ( July 9-13,July 16-20, July 23-27 & July30-Aug 3 )

Next Gen Science - Origami of life with Bioinformatics - 2 weeks (  August 6-10 & August 13-17 )

Responsibilities and Duties

Job Responsibilities: -

  • Leading instruction during camp
  • Preparing the curriculum for the camp ( a base curriculum from previous year will be provided )
  • Planning and setting up the experiments and activities for the students.
  • Taking student attendance and doing all the paper work during the camp.
  • Collecting/making reagents- prepare requirement list ahead of the camp, for the manager to order supplies in advance
  • supervise campers during lunch
  • Provide the students with a list of possible projects for the culminating expo
  • answering students questions-help students in making projects

Qualifications and Skills

Required:

Masters in Biomedical Research or related field . High school or college teaching experience .

Applicants must be passionate for science and biomedical research

Preferred:

Phd in Biomedical Research or related field

Time Commitment:

30-40 hours per week for the 2-4 weeks of Camp (depending on theme)

20 Hours of prep time for camp, and,

5 hours of camp wind up

Benefits

$28/hr , eligible for a small medical benefit . 

 

Volunteer Opportunities:

NWABR volunteer opportunities are posted on our Volunteer Match site . All volunteers undergo a interview with two of our team members, reference checks and a background check. Email camp@nwabr.org for any questions about opportunities. 

For our Camp BIOmed program we are seeking the following:

  • Are you interested in Proteins and Bioinformatics? We are seeking a volunteer as a 2nd adult to work with 14 students for two weeks. Your role will be to support students in their research projects (through their own computer/hands-on lab experiences) during August 6-August 10 and August 13- August 17. Volunteers need to be available M-F from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. and must be able to complete at least two entire weeks. 
  • Are you a cancer and DIY lab fan? We are seeking a volunteer as a 2nd adult to work with 14 students weekly over a 6 week period. Your role will be to support students in their research projects (through their do it yourself lab experiences)  during July 9- August 17. Volunteers need to be available M-F from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. and must be able to complete at least two entire weeks. 
  • Do you have a detective mind? We are seeking a volunteer as a 2nd adult to work with 14 students weekly over a 6 week period. Your role will be to support students in their research projects (through their do it yourself lab experiences)  during July 9- August 17. Volunteers need to be available M-F from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. and must be able to complete at least two entire weeks. 
  • Photographer wanted over a 6 week period (July 9- August 17) to  capture those magical moments we know will happen during our camp sessions. Our goal is to have our photographer(s) visit the camps daily, capture those moments in the form of pictures and videoes, and then create a PowerPoint presentation each Friday afternoon during our culminating expo. 

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