University Week at Green Bay Bible Camp
Aug 25 - 30, 2017

Get Ahead in University Before You Even Start

Welcome to TWU! If you are in grades 11 & 12 this fall, we would like to offer you an unforgettable week at camp. Sign up for University Week at Camp and complete a course that can count towards your future university degree. You can even consider asking your high school principal or counsellor if you can count this course towards your high school diploma as one of your grade 12 courses and receive dual credit.  Since this is your first experience at TWU we will waive the $450 camp fee, plus, you will receive $726 savings towards your standard tuition—for a total of $1176 in savings.

University Week at Camp is an educational experience like none other. You can have fun, make friends, and earn university credit. Study by the shores of beautiful Lake Okanagan. Canoe, wakeboard, ski and learn while building friendships with your professors and peers. Bring a friend.

Who is it for?

If you are still a high school student or graduated but never enrolled at TWU, this is a special offer for you.

I am in grade 10 or 11, or Grade 12 

This high school program is for students currently in grades 10, 11 and 12 who wish to get a jump start on their university career. Offered in August students have the opportunity to learn about a subject of interest and relevance, and get a taste of life at TWU while earning transferable course credit that counts toward a degree. Students will take a course alongside current university students.

Total costs

$1545 after discounts have been applied. (This is a special offer to high school and students new to TWU only. The regular cost of this course is $2271 plus $450 camp fee).

Choose one of the following courses:

  • FNDN 102 H1 Human Flourishing; 3 sh; with Professor Jack Reimer. For more info see syllabus
  • GEOG 131 H1 Global Environmental Issues; 3 sh; with Professor Maxwell Ofosuhene. For more info syllabus
  • PHIL 210 H1 Contemporary Ethical Issues; 3 sh; with Professor Tyler Chamberlain. For more info see syllabus
  • RELS 271 H1 Western World Religions;  3 sh; with Professor Joanne Pepper. For more info see syllabus
  • HIST 136 H1 History of Canada; 3 sh; with Professor Bruce Shelvey. For more info see syllabus

See how these courses count towards a degree at TWU [Degree checklists].

How it works: 

· Register for one course
· Complete reading before first class
· Attend morning & evening classes
· Enjoy afternoons at the waterfront
· Assignments due one month later

How to apply?

Grade 10 & 11, or Grade 12 students who have not applied to TWU

1. Complete application form TWU Extension High School Program Registration
2. Submit copy of most recent report card (80% overall average required)
3. Mail the above documentation to TWU, email to summer@twu.ca or fax to 604.513.2060
         Trinity Western University Extension
         Attention: Jonathan Barkowsky
         7600 Glover Road
         Langley, BC  V2Y 1Y1
5. Upon being accepted pay $1545 tuition (see payment methods)

How do I know if I am accepted? 

High School Students 

Once we have received your application and documentation we will contact you by phone or email to let you know if you have been accepted. Expect to hear from us within 2 weeks of mailing your application. If you have not heard from us by 2 weeks please contact us.

Refund:

  • Drop after August 17th = $550 drop fee
  • Drop after August 25th = NO refund
  • Change fee: There is no charge to change from one course to another.

How it works:

Register for one course ~ Complete reading before first class

Morning & Evening Classes ~ Afternoons: Free time at the waterfront

Assignments due one month later

Overview

The week begins with supper at 6pm on Friday and ends Wednesday at 3 pm. 
You will meet with your classmates and professor each morning and evening. The afternoons are for enjoying Green Bay’s great waterfront. Camp fee includes five nights' accommodation, three meals per day, and the use of waterfront facilities and equipment (canoes, swimming, & wakeboarding/skiing/tubing). Students will be responsible for their own transportation to the camp.

What’s Included

Your food, accommodation and activities at camp are all covered in the fees.

What to Bring

  • Bedding (sheets & blanket & pillow for single bed) or sleeping bag
  • Towels (shower towel and beach towel)
  • Hand towel for your bathroom (there are no towels or paper towels provided in the rooms.
  • Soap for bathing plus shampoo.
  • Swim suit (modest swim wear, please)
  • Appropriate summer clothing (Expect warm weather, but be prepared for possible cooler temperatures.)
  • Camera (to capture your memories). For those with a digital camera, we would like to compile a collection of pictures of the week.
  • Card/board game. We will have one card/board game evening. Bring your favourite game.

Accommodations

  • Bunk style beds
  • 4 to 6 people per room
  • If you have a request for one roommate, please let us know. We will do our best to accommodate one request per person; however, other roommates will be assigned. This makes for a good opportunity to get to know others during the week.

Arrival

- Friday (August 25), 4 - 5 pm

Daily Schedule

Friday

  • 5:30 pm Welcome & Get to Know You
  • 6 pm Supper
  • 7 - 10 pm Class

Saturday - Tuesday

  • 8 am Breakfast
  • 9 am - Noon Class
  • Noon Lunch
  • 1 - 4:30 pm Free time (options include...)
    • Study & informal discussion groups
    • Waterfront (choose from swimming, kayaking, or wakeboarding, waterskiing & tubing)
    • Gym (shooting hoops - basketball, or ping pong)
    • Tennis (bring your own rackets/balls)
    • Relaxing in the sun
  • 5 pm Supper
  • 6 - 9 pm Class
  • 9:15 Snack

Wednesday

  • 8 am Breakfast
  • 9 am - Noon Class
  • Noon Lunch
  • 1 - 3 pm Class
  • 3 pm Departure (supper is on own)

Pre-reading

Please read your books and other required reading before you arrive at the camp. It is very important for this short course that you come with an understanding of the content. It will help in your class discussions, quizzes etc. Check your syllabus for any other instructions or preparation needed.

Syllabus

Please see your syllabus in the course list above.
For text required, please contact the bookstore at 604.513.2005 or purchase books online.

Rides

Students will be able to arrange car pool options for rides to the camp.

Directions

For Google Maps directions from TWU, click here.

For directions to the camp once in West Kelowna, click here.

Additional Note

This is going to be a great week getting to know other students and professors. There are often spaces available in all of the courses. If you have a friend that might be interested in joining you, please invite them. You'll create lots of memories.

Additional Information [click here]

Questions? 
Contact: 

Jonathan Barkowsky
TWU Extension
t. 604.513.2121 ext. 3078
toll-free: 1,866.402.1897
e. barkowsky@twu.ca
f. 604.513.2060