August 26 - 31, 2018

GREEN BAY BIBLE CAMP, KELOWNA BC

Ski.wakeboard.learn.relax.earn university credit.

Join us at camp. You'll earn university credit before the fall semester begins. Choose one of the courses offered and enjoy learning by the shores of beautiful Lake Okanagan. Learn and build friendships with professors and peers. Enjoy the camp experience, and an amazing ride in one of Green Bay’s Mastercraft competition boats!

Registration is still open!

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
  • SOCI 390 H1 Anthropology of Everyday Life & Festivals; 3 sh; with Claudia Launhardt; For more info see syllabus

How it works:

Register for one course ~ Complete readings before first class
Morning & Evening Classes ~ Afternoons: Free time at the waterfront
Assignments due one month later

Cost: Tuition plus $450 camp fee

Refund:

  • Drop after August 17th = $550 drop fee
  • Drop after August 24th = NO refund
  • Change fee: There is no charge to change from one course to another.

Daily Schedule

The week begins with supper at at 5 pm on Sunday  and ends Friday at 4 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, & wakeboard/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
  • 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.

Schedule

Sunday (August 26)

  • 4 - 5 pm Arrival & check into room
  • 5 pm Supper with Welcome & Get to Know You
  • 6 - 9 pm Class

Monday – Thursday

  • 8 am Breakfast
  • 9 am - Noon Class
  • Noon Lunch
  • 1 - 5 pm Free Time
  • 5 pm Dinner
  • 6 - 9 pm Class

Friday (August 31)

  • 8 am Breakfast
  • 9 am - Noon Class
  • Noon Lunch
  • 1 - 4 pm Class
  • 3-4 pm Leave for home (dinner on your own)

Free time activities

  • 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

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.