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Campus Tour Days - Field Trip

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8th Grade Tour Dates:
Wednesday May 18th - 20th

College Mentor Registration

Faculty Demonstration Registration

Community Volunteer Registration

5th Grade Tour Dates:

Thursday April 27th and Friday April 28th 2017

Mentor Training Dates:
· Monday, March 14th 4:00-5:00PM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Tuesday, March 15th 9:00-10:00AM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Thursday, March 17th 10:00-11:00AM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Friday, March 18th 10:00-11:00AM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Tuesday, March 29th 1:00-2:00PM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Thursday, March 31st 8:00-9:00AM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Friday, April 1st 2:00-3:00PM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Tuesday, April 5th 4:00-5:00PM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Tuesday, April 12th 9:00-10:00AM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Thursday, April 14th 10:00-11:00AM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Monday, April 18th 4:00-5:00PM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Tuesday, April 19th 1:00-2:00PM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Wednesday, April 20th 10:00-11:00AM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Thursday, April 21st 3:00-4:00PM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Monday, April 25th 9:00-10:00AM HO-CHUNK (320E)
· Tuesday, April 26th 2:00-3:00PM MENOMINEE (320F)
-Wednesday, April 27th 5:00-6:00PM- Centennial 1106
-Wednesday, April 27th 6:00-7:00PM- Centennial 1106
-Wednesday, April 27th 7:00-8:00PM- Centennial 1106
*If none of these work for you, we still need your help, so please show up the morning of Tour Day (Thursday the 28th and Friday the 29th) at 8:15am and we will do an abbreviated training*

Service Learning:

You can earn 15 hours of service learning through 5 th Grade Tour Day. You do not have to do both days, but you do have find other opportunities to volunteer to make it to the 15 hours. Follow the instructions in you mentor handbook that you received at the Mentor Training to register
through the Service Learning website. The schedule of extra opportunities is as follows:

Saturday, April 16, Report to Centennial Hall 1106,
10:00-4:00pm, may end early
Divide t-shirts by school
Stuff mentor/ kids bags
Stuff name tags
Put name tags in bags
Label bags with numbers
Make Blugold Beginnings signs

Sunday, April 17, Report to Centennial Hall 1106,
12:00-6:00pm, may end early
Divide t-shirts by school and classroom
Stuff mentor/ kids bags
Stuff name tags
Put name tags in bags by group number
Label bags with numbers
Make Blugold Beginnings signs

Monday-Wednesday, April 18-22, 8:00am-3:00pm
Deliver T-shirts to all schools

Monday, April 25, 3:00-7:00pm (Meet in Centennial 1106)
Stuff mentor and mentee bags
Tour Schedules
Zorn Seating Chart

Tuesday, April 26, 3:00-7:00pm (Meet in Centennial 1106)
Stuff mentor and mentee bags
Tour Schedules
Zorn Seating Chart

Wednesday, April 27, 5:00-8:00pm
Set up Zorn Arena
Grade assessments and input into computer           

Thursday, April 28, 8:00-9:00am
Zorn Arena morning set up

Thursday, April 28, 3:15-7:15pm
Zorn Arena set up for next day
Re-stuff mentor supply bags

Friday, April 29, 8:00-9:00am
Zorn Arena morning set up

Friday, April 29, 2:30-6:00pm
Zorn Arena clean up

Additional Tour Day Service Learning projects
Grade assessments and input into computer (pre/post survey,
mentor &community volunteers)
Inventory

About 5th Grade Tour Day

The 5th Grade Campus Tour Day is a field trip for fifth graders to be introduced to the idea of college and experience a university campus on a personal level. Over 1800 fifth grade students participated from 32 different schools.  The tour allows students to explore a variety of activities on campus such as the residence halls, academic buildings, and experience a special class demonstration created just for them taught by UWEC faculty. Small groups of fifth graders are paired with two college mentors for the day.  These mentors serve as their guide to the university.  Students are encouraged to ask questions about the University, discuss future academic plans, and explore campus.

Fifth grade teachers and staff are invited to attend a Professional Development speaker on the topic of Collaborative Leadership by UWEC Education Studies Professor Mickey Kolis.  For more teacher specific information, teachers should reference thier teacher handbooks received via email.

Tour Day Schedule Includes:

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Campus Tour
  • Lunch
  • Class Demonstration
  • Closing Ceremony

    For more information please email bbfifthgradetourday@uwec.edu or visit the Blugold Beginnings Office located in Centennial Hall 1106.

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