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Bob Jones University

Science of History: EDUcamp Jr.

Exploring the connections between science and history

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Explore the connections between science and history. Develop your investigative and analytical skills in a hands-on, immersive environment, and learn how science has shaped the history of our world. Collaborate and compete with other teams as you analyze and develop skills that will expand your appreciation for the world around you.

Activities

  • Mix your own cement to make structures.
  • Apply forensics in investigating counterfeiting.
  • Manipulate grain for multiple uses.
  • Draft expansion models to trace the spread of disease.
  • Battle in water wars using historical scenarios.
  • Grow spiritually through devotions and Bible challenges.

Sample Schedule

Monday The Science of History / Construction
Tuesday Agriculture / Water
Wednesday Disease / Warfare
Thursday Communication
Friday Demolish and Launch / Water Wars

(Exact times and session content may vary.)

General Information

Arrival/Departure

When to Arrive

Camp check-in for all campers is on Monday between 8-8:30 a.m. at the BJA elementary school for 2nd-6th graders and at the BJA middle school for 7th-8th grade.

Drop-off each day will be from 8-8:30 a.m. at the BJA elementary school for 2nd-6th graders and at the BJA middle school for 7th-8th grade.

What to do When You Arrive

When you arrive on campus, follow the signs to the BJA elementary school for 2nd-6th graders and at the BJA middle school for 7th-8th grade on Monday. Camp staff will meet you and give the camp T-shirt as well as share a schedule for the week.

When to Depart

Pick-up each day will be from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the BJA elementary school for 2nd-6th graders and at the BJA middle school for 7th-8th grade. (this includes Friday)

What to Bring

What to Bring

All supplies needed for camp will be provided unless otherwise noted in each specific camp information.

Please note: BJU cannot be responsible for money, valuables or personal articles.

What to wear

Long athletic shorts, jeans or pants, and T-shirts are the normal camp attire. Tennis shoes are recommended. Swimsuits for girls should be one-piece garments. Water activities will occur depending upon the week's schedule.

Lunch will be served in our dining common in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. Any food concerns (allergies, diet restrictions, etc.) can be noted in the online registration form.

Camp Director

Loyd Henderson

Loyd Henderson

Loyd Henderson teaches high school social studies at Bob Jones Academy. Prior to the Academy, he taught for 13 years in the Greenville County Schools and Roper Mountain Science Center. He enjoys making history come alive by making cross-curricular connections.

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