Problem-Solving, Critical Thinking, Creativity, FUN!
Camp Inquire is a day-camp learning experience for gifted and talented students in
the summer, currently conducted at Grand Lake United Methodist Church in Celina, OH. During four one-week sessions, the camp will provide exciting differentiated programming for approximately 500 students who have completed grades 2 through 6 and have met provisions for acceptance commensurate with programming guidelines for high ability students.
This brochure & application is for all authorized individuals* to distribute to all eligible students. Download and print as many as needed for your population. The brochure will provide additional information about Camp Inquire and eligibility criteria.
*An authorized individual can include administration, teachers, counselors, or any licensed individual that can testify to a student’s abilities and interests as it pertains to the goals of the program.
Registration is available now!
Camp Inquire provides educational options designed to match enrichment services to the specialized needs or interests of the identified students. Topics of study will be selected from various areas including environmental sciences, mathematics, creative expressions, physical science, music, arts, and social sciences. Activities are based on the assumption that high ability students must have an opportunity to participate in programming that is differentiated and that modifications may occur in content, process, and learning environment.
June 15 – 19, 2020
Grades 4th – 6th
July 6 – 10, 2020
Grades 2nd – 3rd
June 22 – 26, 2020
Grades 4th – 6th
July 13 – 17, 2020
Grades2nd – 3rd
Camp Inquire was implemented as a result of the determination that high ability students in rural areas were not being offered sufficient opportunities in gifted education. In the summer of 1981, a two-week camp started for students grades first through eighth with roughly 100 students. Today, the camp attracts more than 500 students from more than 20 different school districts.
What time is Camp Inquire?
Camp Inquire is run each day from 9 AM – 3 PM.
What fees are associated with Camp Inquire?
Currently, the only fee to attend Camp Inquire is a $110 camp fee.
Will lunch be provided at Camp Inquire?
Students are expected to pack their lunch each day.
How many classes are campers in at Camp Inquire?
Students will have approximately 10 classes to choose from during the week that they choose to attend. Of those 10 classes offered, students will be asked to pick 3 classes. If one of their classes they desire to choose is full, students may choose from the remaining classes available and will be given the opportunity to add their name to a wait-list, in the event that space becomes available.