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Psychology Camp

June 26-30, 2017

Are you interested in understanding why people do what they do or helping people grow and change for the better? Psychology camp will provide an overview of many different areas of psychology and help you explore this exciting career.You will learn how to prepare now for a career in psychology, find out what type of undergraduate experience will best prepare you for graduate training, and see first-hand what the psychology profession is all about.

Here are just a few of the incredible opportunities you will experience at Psychology Camp:

  • Learn what is involved in the counseling process and see a sample counseling session with student actors.
  • Learn how relationships with people affect your behavior and watch real social psychology experiments.
  • Discover the relationship between psychology and physical health and learn about standard behavioral techniques for treating health problems

Psychology Camp is open to Christian students entering 10th through 12th grades, or incoming freshmen to Cedarville University, who are considering a career in psychology.

Tentative Schedule

Monday, June 13

Date and Time Activity Location
3 - 5 p.m. Arrival and Check-in Miter Center
5 - 6 p.m. Dinner SSC Dining Hall
6 p.m. Welcome and Introduction to Psychology Camp Williams 215
7 p.m. Admissions Presentation BTS 104
7:30 p.m. Young's Run with Admissions Counselors Young's Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH
10 p.m. Dorm Devotions McKinney/McChesney Hall

Tuesday, June 14

Date and Time Activity Location
7 - 8 a.m. Breakfast SSC Dining Hall
8:30 a.m. Devotions BTS 206
9 a.m. Introduction to Psychology BTS 206
10 a.m. Development BTS 206
11:30 a.m. Group Photo The Rock, SSC
12 - 1 p.m. Lunch SSC Dining Hall
1 p.m. Health Psych BTS 206
3 p.m. Forensics and Neuropsychology BTS 206
3:45 p.m. Abnormal Psychology BTS 206
5 - 6 p.m. Dinner DMC 101
6 p.m. Movie Night Faculty's Home
10 p.m. Dorm Devotions McKinney/McChesney Hall

Wednesday, June 15

Date and Time Activity Location
7 - 8 a.m. Breakfast SSC Dining Hall
8 a.m. Devotions BTS 206
8:30 a.m. Abnormal Psychology BTS 206
10 a.m. Personality Testing BTS 111
12 - 12:40 p.m. Lunch SSC Dining Hall
12:40 p.m. Practice Tour Off Campus
5 - 6 p.m. Dinner Out Off Campus
6 p.m. Evening Activity Off Campus
8 p.m. Free Time/Climbing Wall/Walleyball Fitness Recreation Center
10 p.m. Dorm Devotions McKinney/McChesney Hall

Thursday, June 16

Date and Time Activity Location
7 - 8 a.m. Breakfast SSC Dining Hall
8:30 a.m. Devotions BTS 206
9 a.m. Social Psychology BTS 206
11 a.m. School Psychology BTS 206
12 - 12:45 p.m. Lunch SSC Dining Hall
12:45 p.m. Sheep's Brain Dissection Williams 215
2:30 p.m. Counseling Skills BTS 206
6 p.m. Bonfire Dr. Dolph's Home
10 p.m. Dorm Devotions McKinney/McChesney Hall

Friday, June 17

Date and Time Activity Location
7 a.m. Breakfast/Packing SSC Dining Hall
8:30 a.m. Devotions BTS 206
9 a.m. Group Dynamics BTS 206
11 a.m. Camp Evaluation and Wrap-Up BTS 206
12 - 1 a.m. Lunch SSC Dining Hall
1 p.m. Check Out Miter Center

Cost and Registration Details

The $400 registration fee includes all meals, housing, field trips, activities, supplies, and a camp shirt.

For the June 26-30 week, the final deadline for registration is June 14, 2017.

Check into residence halls between 3-5 p.m. on Monday. Camp concludes at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, unless indicated otherwise in the camp schedule. All campers must be picked up by 2:30 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate any early arrivals/late departures for any camp students. Please adjust your schedule accordingly.

What to Bring

  • Great attitude
  • Open heart to the Lord
  • Excitement to learn
  • Desire to make new friends

and in your suitcase...

  • Bible
  • linens or sleeping bag for twin bed
  • pencil or pen
  • umbrella
  • personal items
  • towels
  • comfortable clothes and shoes
  • pillow
  • trash can
  • money for snacks
  • signed medical release form

What to Wear?

Modest casual dress including blue jeans, shorts, and t-shirts are acceptable for camp activities. Shorts should be no shorter than halfway between the top of the knee and top of the thigh. Exposed midriff style shirts are not allowed.

Resources

Cedarville University Airport Transportation

Dayton – $45 roundtrip
Columbus – $80 roundtrip

Cedarville University provides shuttle service from Dayton and Columbus airports to pick up Academic Camp students at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Monday. The shuttles will drop off Academic Camp students at Dayton and Columbus airports on Friday at 3:00 p.m. For a shuttle service to Dayton, there is a $45.00 round-trip charge. For shuttle service to Columbus, there is a $80.00 round-trip charge.

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate any early arrival and early/late departure for any camp students. Please adjust your schedule accordingly.

Please e-mail Event Services with your student's flight information and cell phone number (if applicable) by the registration deadline to confirm shuttle service.