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Constructing Your College Experience

Constructing Your College Experience is designed to empower college-bound students to explore their college options and successfully navigate the college application process. Participants will learn to evaluate colleges to find the best fit for their needs, to understand the various parts of the application process, and to discover the challenges and opportunities that university life may offer. Students live, eat, and attend class on the Duke campus.

Program Highlights

  • One-on-one advising
  • Writing the college application essay
  • Asking the right questions
  • The college visit and interview
  • Using the web
  • SAT tips
  • Panel discussions

Criteria

This program is open to students in grades 10 and 11 during the 2016-2017 academic year who are interested in attending college. Participants must be self-motivated, self-disciplined and possess high levels of maturity, cooperation, and time-management skills. Prior to the start of the program, participants will complete a self-awareness tool, such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

Format

The schedule will vary from day to day. Students will begin by getting to know each other, the campus and the surrounding environment. Students will receive the results of the MBTI and learn how to interpret their results in order to more clearly articulate their values in the context of looking for a university that meets their needs.

Sessions on Finding the College That's Right for You and Navigating the College Application Process will be complemented by programs on SAT and ACT Tips, Writing the College Application EssayThe College Visit and Interview, and Using the World Wide Web in Your College Search. Students will also tour Duke Campus.

The most distinctive aspect of the program is the individual attention each student will receive from his or her admissions counselor. The admissions counselors bring extensive experience as high school college counselors and university admissions officers. Each student will be assigned to a small counseling group and will meet with their counselor for guidance and feedback. At the end of the program each counselor will send students and parents a letter home summarizing the week's activities and suggesting a list of colleges that the student should seriously consider and investigate.

Living in a campus residence hall with supervision will simulate college living. Though the schedule is busy, there will be some time for co-curricular social and recreational activities that will be led by the residential staff.

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Schedule

Day Camper Schedule

July 24 - 27, 2017
9:30 am Day Campers arrive at Crowell
9:30 am Morning session
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Afternoon Session
5:00 pm Day Campers depart Crowell
Important Dates

Monday, July 24, 2017 - First day of classes

  • 9:30 am - Day campers arrive at Crowell

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - Last day of classes

Residential Camper Schedule

July 23 - 28, 2017
9:30 am Residential Campers arrive at Crowell
9:30 am Morning session
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Afternoon session
5:00 pm Residential Campers leave Crowell
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Evening activities
9:00 pm Everyone in the dorm, living group meetings, free time
10:30 pm Students in room, lights out, door locked
Important Dates

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - Check-in for Residential Campers

Monday, July 24, 2017 - First day of classes

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - Last day of classes

Friday, July 28, 2017

  • Check-out for residential campers.
  • Must depart by noon.
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Staff

Duke Youth Programs welcomes Sheba Lowe Brown to her first season as Academic Director for Constructing Your College Experience.  Sheba currently works at NC State University in online assessment and professional development for teachers.  Nationally Board Certified and licensed in Language Arts and ESL, Sheba earned a BA and MAT in Education from UNC-Chapel Hill.  During her twenty years in education, she has coached students to perfect and near-perfect SAT scores as an instructor with A+ Test Prep.  Sheba also serves as an instructor in the SAT Prep classes that are offered by Duke Youth Programs. Sheba is very excited to join the staff of Constructing Your College Experience.

Anita Alston is the Associate Director of Admissions for Territory Management at Elon University and a 2007 graduate.  In addition to her work at Elon, Anita serves as the Committee Chair for the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling Extend the Dream Grant Committee and is pursuing a Master's in Higher Education Administration & Organizational Management from Drexel University. 

Erin Breese has twelve years of experience working in higher education. Her initial interest in advising high school students and their parents about college admission began when she worked as the Assistant Director of Admissions at the University of Vermont, her alma mater. Years later, while earning her Master's in Higher Education and Enrollment Management at the University of Miami, she counseled college students on their employment and graduate school aspirations at the University's Career Center. Erin currently acts as the Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, our nation's first public university. She enjoys coordinating many of the University's recruitment programs and reading and making decisions on thousands of undergraduate applications as a member of the Admissions Committee.

Kevin Ellis has been a high school counselor in Durham Public Schools for the past 4 years. Before his work as a high school counselor, Kevin worked in Durham and Philadelphia as a middle school social studies teacher. He received his undergraduate degree in History from North Carolina A&T SU in Greensboro and his Masters in School Counseling from UNC-Chapel Hill. He has 4 years experience assisting students in the college application process at Hillside High School.

Sean Kennedy became the Co-Director of College Counseling at Ravenscroft in 2014. After graduating from Chadwick School, an independent school in suburban Los Angeles, he earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Arizona and a master's degree in English from University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Sean has been involved in college admissions for over 15 years with experience accrued at independent schools in California and North Carolina and at the University of California, Los Angeles as freshman application reviewer. He attends annual regional and national college admission conferences and has been a presenter and session presider at the Southern Association of College Admission Counselors (SACAC), the National Association of College Admission Counselors (NACAC), and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) conferences. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions. Sean also serves on the Audit and Review Committee for the Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools.

Sean has has been published in The Journal of College Admissions and was one of 70 independent school educators to receive the E.E. Ford Fellowship through NAIS in 2004.

Rhonda Manns McRae is the Founder of A2Z College Planning, an Educational Consulting Firm, which helps families navigate the college admission and financial aid/scholarship process.  Ms. Manns McRae is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Public Health Education and Masters in Education (School Counseling) degrees.  She has nine years of school counseling experience in the public school sector and nine years of Educational Consulting experience in the private sector.   Professional Credential include National Certified Counselor, National Certified School Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor for nineteen years.

Photograph of Lindsey RingenbachLindsey Ringenbach, Director for Constructing Your College Experience, is a seasoned college counselor, having worked in college admissions and college counseling for the past 15 years.  Lindsey began her career in admissions at her alma mater, UNC Chapel Hill, serving Assistant Director of Admissions for seven years.  Her professional path led her to Ravenscroft School, where she guided students and families through the college admissions process.  From 2013-2015, she served as the Associate Director of Admissions at Meredith College.  Lindsey has been an active member of national professional organizations, presenting at annual conferences and serving as the Chairwoman for the Greater Raleigh National College Fair.  She has served on the Board of Directors for the Southern Association of College Admission Counseling, and on the Editorial Committee for the National Associate of College Admission Counseling.  Lindsey lives in Raleigh with her family and Bernese Mountain Dog, Shya.

Manjiri Sethna is the founder of BE WISE College Consulting. She has over five years of experience as an independent educational consultant, helping students and their parents navigate the college planning, application, and admissions process. Manjiri comes from a background in academia, with a Ph.D in Microbiology and over 15 years of professional experience in scientific research. As a research scientist at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, she spent over 8 years mentoring undergraduate students and guiding them to reach their full potential as young researchers. She received a Certificate in College Counseling with Distinction from the University of California - Los Angeles and has been a college adviser with College Summit as well as the Scholars to College program at the Emily K Center. Manjiri has visited more than 100 colleges and universities across the US over the past five years. This is her second year as a college counselor for the Duke Constructing Your College Experience camp.

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Living Options

Residential Campers

Residential participants in the Constructing Your College Experience will live on Duke’s East Campus for the duration of the program. They will live in Randolph Residence Hall, an air-conditioned residence hall on Duke's East Campus and eat their meals in the campus dining halls. They are expected to have the independence and maturity to make responsible decisions for themselves about their health and safety, and to interact cooperatively with other members of the program community.

Day Campers

Day campers must check-in on Monday, July 24, 2017, at 9:30 am at Gilbert Addoms Hall.

Tuition includes lunch.

If the camper will not be attending class for any reason on a particular day, please call the administrative office at (919) 684-2827 by 8:30 am to leave a message with the Duke Youth Programs staff specialist.

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What to Bring

Necessities

  • Sheets: extra-long twin set or two regular flat sheets, pillow, pillow cases
  • Warm blanked or heavy comforter (can be chilly in dorm)
  • Sweatshirt or jacket for inside dorm
  • Casual clothing: light cotton is recommended (summer weather in Durham is hot, usually 80-90 degrees, and humid). Please include:
  • Towels, washcloths
  • Clothes hangers (if you want to hang clothes)
  • Toiletries - fragrance free and don't forget sunscreen!
  • Alarm clock
  • Quarters and laundry detergent, if needed (instructions on doing laundry might be a good idea too!)
  • Favorite athletic equipment: tennis racket, etc. (We furnish Frisbees, nerf-balls, and other outdoor and indoor toys & games)
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen - fragrance free!
  • Bee-sting kit - for those allergic to bee stings

Leave at home

What to leave at home: Neither the Program nor Duke University assumes responsibility for broken, lost, or stolen personal items.

  • Expensive sound, photographic, video or computer equipment
  • Refrigerators are prohibited

What we provide

  • 3-Ring Binder
  • Pens
  • Program T-shirt
  • Transportation from/to airport ($35 one way; $70 round trip)

Computers

Parents: Please read!

Campers are encouraged to bring computers to assist them in completing their out-of-class work. Participants unable to bring computers will have limited access to computer stations in the residence hall and other academic buildings. Neither the Program nor Duke University assumes any responsibility for the material students access via this Internet connection.

Cell phones

Parents: Please read!

We know that parents and children value the ability to be able to call each other at a moment’s notice. For that reason, we do not prohibit cell phones at camp.

Parents are responsible for setting clear guidelines for cell phone use with their student.

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Coming & Going

Registration and Orientation – Day Campers

All day campers must check in on , between and at the .

At check in, campers will pick-up and other important camp information. Check-in is also a time for both campers and parents/guardians to talk with staff members and to ask any last minute questions. Day campers should be picked up at the .

Registration and Orientation – Residential Campers

All Constructing Your College Experience residential participants must check into the Randolph Residence Hall between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm on registration day (July 23, 2017). Participants will NOT be able to check in prior to 2:00 pm.

Parents/guardians are invited to visit with staff members and to ask any last minute questions. Please note that there are no structured activities during the check-in period, but residential staff will be in the residence hall to help students get settled in their rooms and encourage campers to begin getting to know one another in an informal setting.

Prior to dinner, students will meet with their Living Group Counselor. After dinner, campers will participate in a camp-wide orientation session, addressing schedules, expectations, rules, and activities to build the camp community.

Arrival

If driving – All participants arriving by car must plan to complete check-in at the residence hall on Sunday by 5:00 pm.

If arriving by train – Students traveling by train should plan to arrive at the Durham Amtrak Station on the appropriate Sunday between the hours of 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm.

If flying – Please make arrangements to arrive at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport on the appropriate Sunday between the hours of 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm.

Transportation will not be available before 1:00 pm or after 4:00 pm.

If a camper arrives before 1:00 pm, s/he will have to wait until 1:00 pm to be transported to campus. Please accurately record your flight information on the transportation form you receive from our office. If the airline changes your flight schedule, please notify us immediately.

SHUTTLES WILL BE PROVIDED TO AND FROM THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND THE DURHAM AMTRACK STATION ON A LIMITED BASIS.

The cost of the airport shuttle service is $35.00 from RDU to campus; $35.00 from campus to RDU. ($70.00 round trip).

Unaccompanied Minors

If your child is flying, it is necessary to check with the airlines whether or not your child will be considered an "unaccompanied minor." Each airline has different age classifications. If your child is classified as an "unaccompanied minor" it is imperative that you record this information on your travel form or give this information to the Duke Youth Programs Office at (919) 684-2827 or email youth@duke.edu. Failure to do so will result in a fee of $30 one way.

Airlines require the name, address and telephone number of the person(s) who will meet the student who is traveling as an unaccompanied minor. We cannot provide that information to you at this time. A staff member of the Youth Programs will contact you 2 - 3 days before the departure date to notify you of the name(s) of the staff members (wearing Duke Youth Program staff T-shirts) who will meet your child at the arrival gate. You then must give this information to the airline with which your child will be traveling. Please ensure that Duke Youth Programs has the correct contact information where you can be reached during those 2-3 days before the camp begins.

For Campers Not Considered Unaccompanied Minors

A staff member, who can be identified by Duke Youth Programs staff T-shirts, will meet participants at the baggage claim area.

If you are delayed – On arrival day, if your flight is delayed, or you are delayed in your journey by car and will not arrive by the requested time, please call (919) 684-2827. If you reach ananswering machine at that number, please leave a message; messages will be checked regularly.

Departure

Participants must check out of the residence hall before noon on Friday. Participants who are flying home must schedule flight departures from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport between 8:00 am and noon. Shuttles will transport participants to the airport during this time frame only. “Unaccompanied minors” will have a staff member escort them to the departure gate.

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Registration

Online

  1. Click on the green Register Now button.  
  2. To check availability in the camp for the appropriate category of camper, click on the exclamation point next to the appropriate tuition profile (example: Day Camper - Fee).
  3. Add the camp section you want to the shopping cart and then select the appropriate course fee. When you begin the checkout process, you will be asked to create a new user account, if you do not already have one.
  4. You must select the Youth Participant option when creating a new student account. Youth Participants must have the parent or guardian's email, phone, and address as the preferred contact information so please have a parent or guardian help you register. 
  5. The Youth Participant profile requires a date of birth, a grade level, and a youth email address.  If you do not have a youth email address or do not wish to enter one, you can enter that of the parent or guardian.
  6. Returning campers should log back into the system with their username and password from the previous summer. If you do not have your login information, please click on the "forgot username" and "forgot password" links from the Student Login Portal of our web site, or call the registration’s office at (919) 684-6259 to obtain your login information. 
  7. You will receive email notification of your registration and payment.

By Mail

Please print out this registration form, complete it, and send it with a check made out to Duke University to:

Registration - Youth Programs
Duke Continuing Studies
Bishop's House Room 201
Box 90700
Durham, NC 27708-0700

Policies

The full payment is due at time of registration.  You can also pay a $300 non-refundable deposit and the balance by May 16, 2017.  If an account has an outstanding balance after May 16th, the registration will be cancelled and the non-refundable deposit is forfeited. Registration after May 16th requires full payment at the time of registration, which includes a $300 non-refundable deposit.

Withdrawal/Cancellation Policy

Session I:  June 18 - June 30, 2017

Withdrawal Date Refund
Before May 12 100% of paid balance; $300 nonrefundable deposit forfeited
May 12 – May 26 75% of paid balance; $300 nonrefundable deposit forfeited
May 27 – June 10 50% of paid balance; $300 nonrefundable deposit forfeited
After June 10 No refund

Session II:  July 9 - July 21, 2017

Withdrawal Date Refund
Before June 2 100% of paid balance; $300 nonrefundable deposit forfeited
June 2 – June 16 75% of paid balance; $300 nonrefundable deposit forfeited
June 17 – July 1 50% of paid balance; $300 nonrefundable deposit forfeited
After July 1 No refund

Session III:  July 23 - August 4, 2017

Withdrawal Date Refund
Before June 16 100% of paid balance; $300 nonrefundable deposit forfeited
June 16 – July 30 75% of paid balance; $300 nonrefundable deposit forfeited
July 1 – July 15 50% of paid balance; $300 nonrefundable deposit forfeited
After July 15 No

If a medical condition necessitates the participant’s withdrawal from the program, Duke Youth Programs will refund the paid balance minus the $300 deposit fee. The request must be submitted in writing by the dates below to youth@duke.edu. In the subject line please indicate Refund Request. The medical condition must be documented by a physician as one that prevents participation in the program.

Session I June 3 - July 17
Session II July 24 - July 8
Session III July 8 - July 22

If a medical condition necessitates the participant’s withdrawal from the program while in session, the program will refund housing and dining costs on a pro-rated basis. There will be no refund for course tuition, fees, or the $300 deposit.  

If a participant is dismissed from the program for failure to comply with the stated and published policy, the parent/guardian is responsible for all expenses, including but not limited to airfare and change fees, hotels, and meals. In the case of a dismissal, no refunds will be issued.

Duke Youth Programs reserves the right to cancel or not hold a session or program if the minimum enrollment requirements are not met or for any reason beyond Duke Youth Programs' control. If the minimum enrollment requirements are not met, registrants will be notified one month in advance and receive a full refund of the deposit and paid tuition. For reasons beyond Duke Youth Programs' control, refund decisions will be made based on recommendations from Duke University. 

Participants who wish to change their registration from one session or program to another may do so only if space is available in the desired program. The initial non-refundable deposit will be transferred, but participants will incur an additional transfer processing fee of $50. We will not be able to make any transfers between sessions or programs if there are less than two weeks remaining before the beginning of desired camp.

Attachments

Registered participants will receive an email from Duke Youth Programs with attachments to print and complete. Please return these required forms as soon as possible or by May 3, 2017.

Additional Services

Shuttle Services

On arrival and departure days, Duke Youth Programs provides shuttle services to and from RDU airport. The cost is $35 to or from camp one way and $70 to and from camp both ways. An invoice for these services will be included in the transportation confirmation letter that will be sent to you before camp begins. These charges are due before the start of the session in which your child is enrolled.

Special Needs

Individuals with disabilities or other special needs who anticipate needing reasonable accommodations should contact the Director of Youth Programs at (919) 684-2827 or youth@duke.edu at the time of registration. 

Written requests for consideration for reasonable accommodation and appropriate paperwork must be received 30 days in advance of the program start date. Each request for reasonable accommodation is reviewed on a case by case basis by the Student Disability Access Office (SDAO)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I live?
Who supervises me? 
Who are the instructors?
What if I arrive at the residential dorm outside the designated check-in times?
What if I am flying as an unaccompanied minor?
What if I do not have room to pack my bed linens?
What if someone wants to visit me?
What if my parents need to contact me?
What if I want to bring a laptop?
What if my parents want to send me money?
What if I need medical attention?
What if I do not have health insurance?
What if I need to cancel?
What if I need financial assistance?
What if someone wants to send me something in the mail?
What will I eat?
What if I lose my meal card?
What if I am unable to attend class?
What if I am having difficulty retrieving my medical records?
What if my travel arrangements change?
Is transportation to and from the airport or train depot provided?
What happens on the weekend?
What if I need directions?

Where do I live?
Participants in the Young Writers' Camp live in Blackwell Residence Hall on East Campus. All other camp participants are housed in Randolph Residence Hall on East Campus.

Who supervises me?
Our residential team of undergraduate and graduate students, and professional educators will supervise residential campers. The Director of Residential Life has experience working in an academic environment and counseling 10-17 year old students. The Director of Residential Life supervises the undergraduate and graduate counseling staff. Each counselor has a living group of 10-12 students. These staff members are on or near campus 24 hours a day and supervise the students in the evenings and on weekends. The Director of Residential Life and the program counselors are on call 24 hours a day.

Who are the instructors?
The instructional staff is comprised of professional educators, university staff, freelance writers and other well qualified individuals. They are committed to inspiring and challenging their students.

What if I arrive at the residential dorm outside the designated check-in times?
If your travel arrangements result in you arriving before or after the designated check-in time (Sunday between the hours of 2pm and 4pm), please call the Duke Youth Programs office at 919-684-2827 as soon as possible.

Because residential staff is not required to be present until the start of registration, there is no guarantee that you will have access to the dorm if you arrive before the designated check-in time. As an alternative to waiting for the staff to arrive, consider driving to the local store to get last minute supplies or take a tour of Duke's West Campus.

If you arrive after the designated check-in time, call the dormitory for your program and provide an estimated time of arrival (phone number will be provided prior to the start of camp). The office will then contact the residential staff and put them on notice.

What if I am flying as an unaccompanied minor?
Please contact the Duke Youth Programs office at 919-684-2827 or email youth@duke.edu so we can document your child as an unaccompanied minor. Airlines require the name, address and telephone number of the person(s)who will meet the student who is traveling as an unaccompanied minor. We cannot provide that information to you at this time. A staff member of the Youth Programs will contact you 2 or 3 days before the departure date to notify you of the name(s) of the staff members (wearing Duke Youth Program staff T-shirts) who will meet your child at the arrival gate.

What if I do not have room to pack his or her bed linens?
Bed linens can be mailed to our office prior to the start of camp. Participants can also purchase linens at the local store.

What if someone wants to visit me?
Any leave of absence must be arranged in advance with the camper's residential counselor. Residential counselors can be contacted by calling the residential office (this number will be available at check-in). Campers must be picked up at and returned to the residence hall at the pre-arranged times.

Since our schedule is filled with recreational and instructional activities, we discourage long periods of time away from the program. These informal interaction times serve an important role in building community among peers and counselors.

What if my parents need to contact me?
Each residence hall will have an office where parents may call and leave messages for campers during the camp session. This phone number will be available at the program check-in. The residence hall office phone will have an answering machine if no one is present in the office to take the call. Messages will be checked regularly throughout the day. In the case of an emergency you may also call the main Youth Programs office at 919-684-2827, Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, or the Director of Residential Life (this number will be available at check-in).

What if I want to bring a laptop?
Though not a requirement, participants in the program can bring a laptop. However, the camp will not be responsible for loss or damage to the computer and equipment.

What if my parents want to send me money?
Parents should contact the residential office and leave a message with the residential director to discuss money-wiring options.

What if I need medical attention?
Parents will be called for advice and recommendations if the problem does not require immediate medical attention. If the problem is serious, the staff member will arrange for medical treatment at the Duke Student Clinic, Duke Hospital, or other nearby medical facility. When possible, staff members will contact parent(s)/guardian(s) before seeking treatment.

You will receive an email from Youth Programs with information about the Health Form, which will need to be completed and returned to the Duke Youth Programs office before the beginning of camp. It is imperative that all parts of the form are thoroughly and legibly completed. Youth Programs staff will refer to this form for contact information in the event of a medical emergency. Medical personnel will refer to this form whenever medical treatment is necessary; this form is the only guide a health care provider will have in case of an emergency.

What if I do not have health insurance?
Duke University requires all Youth Programs' participants to have health insurance. If you do not have health insurance you may purchase temporary health insurance through a local insurance agency. Assurant Health (short-term health insurance broker) is recommended by the programs. Please feel free to contact us for suggestions.

What if I need to cancel?
All cancellation requests must be made in writing emailing us at youth@duke.edu.  In the subject line, please write “Cancellation Request”. For more information about the cancellation process, please see the cancellation policy.

What if I need financial assistance?
Duke Youth Programs sponsors a limited number of need-based partial scholarships. Please download the Financial Assistance Application or call the Youth Programs Office to request an application at 919-684-2827 or email youth@duke.edu. Completed applications, along with all requested supplemental documents, must be received by February 16, 2017. Incomplete packets will not be considered. Applicants will be notified about award decisions by March 16, 2017.

NOTE: Duke Employees, if you are awarded financial aid then you will not be eligible to receive the Duke employee discount.

What if someone wants to send me something in the mail?
Mail should be sent to participants in care of our administrative office in the Bishop's House. The mailing address is:

Program Name
Camper's Name
Duke Continuing Studies
Bishop's House Room 205
Box 90700
Durham, NC 27708-0700

Please understand that mail delivery to participants will take at least 2 extra days, as the mail must travel from the US Postal Service to the Duke Postal Service to the Duke Youth Programs office and then to the participant. Also, Duke mail does not deliver on Saturdays.

What will I eat?
All program participants eat in the campus dining halls. Camps that have classes on East Campus will have all meals in the Marketplace. Camps that meet on West Campus will have breakfast and dinner in the Marketplace and lunch on West Campus. Participants can choose from a variety of vegetarian and meat entrees, vegetables, breads, sandwiches, salad bar, drinks and desserts. Lunch for all campers (residential, extended and day campers) is included in tuition.

What if I lose my meal card?
If either the card or the key is lost or misplaced, the participant should notify his/her counselor immediately so a replacement may be issued and the lost card key deactivated to ensure the safety of residents. Participants are responsible for the replacement cost of each lost or damaged card key ($15) or room key ($100).

What if I am unable to attend class?
If your child will be absent for the day, please notify the Duke Youth Programs Office so we can inform his/her instructor.

What if I am having difficulty retrieving my medical records?
Please contact the Duke Youth Programs office for assistance in getting medical records.

What if my travel arrangements have changed?
Please contact the Duke Youth Programs office at 919-684-2827 as soon as possible regarding any travel changes.

Is transportation to and from the airport or train depot provided?
Duke Youth Programs provides shuttle services to and from RDU to campus and train depot stations. For airline travelers, the cost is $35 for one way and $70 for both ways.

What happens on the weekend?
Residential campers will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities that are organized by the residential counseling staff.

What if I need directions?
Click on the links below, click on the diections button on the upper left corner, and enter the address from which you're traveling.

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