CAMP OK (Olympia Kiwanis)

Camp OK (Olympia Kiwanis)
June 1-7, 2013 Y-Camp near Boone, IA

The Nebraska-Iowa Kiwanis District started Camp OK in 1987 with a goal of providing an educational camp experience for exceptional youth from NE and IA. For many youth this is their first camp experience. Camp OK continues today with Kiwanis clubs from across NE and IA sponsoring exceptional and deserving youth. Camp in 2013 will be held at the Y-Camp in Boone, IA  from June 1-7.  Camp counselor training will be held Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd  with campers arriving the afternoon of June 2nd.

We’re Looking For Counselors…

  • with a desire and ability to work with youth in the outdoors for extended periods of time
  • with a willingness to discover, learn and grow
  • ready to embody activities and habits that are associated with positive role models
  • who listen, learn, and are considerate of others
  • who want to have an ABSOLUTE BLAST for a week
  • age 15 or older

Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Complete and return camp counselor application by Saturday, April 14th (postmarked).
  • Counselors will stay at camp the entire week of camp.
  • Counselors are required to attend counselor training Sat., June 1st and Sun., June 2nd .
  • Counselors will be in charge of a cabin each night.
  • Counselors will attend daytime activities with their assigned campers including leading campers between activities, eating all meals with them, handling basic discipline, participating in and monitoring campers during free time, and assisting camp directors when asked.

Counselor Benefits:

  • Accrue 130+ volunteer hours — Counselors are volunteers, donating their time, passion, and skills to give Camp OK campers an amazing, fun, and educational camp experience.
  • Counselors will gain valuable experience in leadership, learning about teamwork and the challenges and rewards of working with a diversity of campers.

Return completed Camp OK Applications to F. John Hay by Saturday April 28

Applications can be completed online by going to http://www.ne-ia.kiwanisone.org/public_district/pub_Content.aspx?PageID=282

F. John Hay (Camp OK Director)                       cell: 402-992-0947  work: 402-472-0408
825 W 7th St                                                        e-mail: jhay2@unl.edu
Palmyra, NE 68418

Balanced Man Scholarship

The Nebraska Gamma Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon at UNK is offering the Balanced Man Scholarship. Applicants must be male and, beginning in the Fall 2013 semester, attend the University of Nebraska at Kearney. A scholarship of $1,000.00 will be awarded to the recipient by way of a $500.00 installment each semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. The completed application must be postmarked no later than May 31, 2013. For more info, contact Jeff Rodis at 402-215-9339 or rodisjw@lopers.unk.edu.

Visine Students with Vision Scholarship Program

The second annual VISINE® STUDENTS WITH VISION™ Scholarship Program is offering one-time $5,000 scholarships to students who have demonstrated a clear vision or goal for their future. High school seniors and current college students with a minimum GPA of 2.8 may submit an online application now through March 1, 2013*.
VISINE® STUDENTS WITH VISION™ Scholarship Program recipients are selected based on academic achievement, school and community involvement, financial need and demonstrated vision or goal.
For additional program information and to apply for this scholarship, please visit aim.applyists.net/Vision.
*Or until 22,000 applications have been started, whichever is sooner