2018 Academy Hache Girls

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Before Starting an Application

When creating an account with CampDoc, please use an email address that you will check often as this will be the email address ACADEMY will use when notifying students of their application status, acceptance, payment information, class selection and last minute reminders. Please do not use student school emails as sometimes those accounts are deactivated over the summer. 

 

Complete Applications Include:

New Students

  1. 100% completion of Participant Information in CampDoc. Please note: CampDoc's progress tracker will jump to complete as soon as any information is input into a field - even if the field is not yet complete. Please be certain the essay/student statement is complete. ACADEMY Staff will not review applications if there is missing information. 
    1. New student statement prompt: Describe things you have done to enrich your life. You may include information about special interests, leadership, activities and awards. What makes you a good fit for ACADEMY? (400-500 words) 
  2. Most recent report card in whatever form your school reports progress at school. If you have not received a spring report card yet, a fall report card will be adequate. Please upload this into the appropriate spot in CampDoc. 
  3. Most recent achievement test scores such as i-Ready, OAKS, Smarter Balanced, STAR (California). These scores may be from the previous school year. Applicants participating in schools that do not participate in student assessment tests (international students, Waldorf) will be contacted by our reviewers for additional information as meeded. 
  4. Two confidential letters of recommendation. One must be from a current teacher or school administrator. Other letter of recommendations can be from religious leaders, scout leaders, 4H leaders, coaches and/or extra-curricular teachers etc.  Letter of recommendations may not be from family members, family friends or from the student themselves. Click here for a letter of recommendation form. (Form is a fillable PDF). 

Returning Students

  1. 100% completion of Participant Information in CampDoc. Please note: CampDoc's progress tracker will jump to complete as soon as any information is input into a field - even if the field is not yet complete. Please be certain the essay/student statement is complete. ACADEMY Staff will not review applications if there is missing information. 
    1. Returning student statement prompt: In what ways has your life been affected by advances in technology? In what ways have those changes been positive or negative? (400-500 words)
  2. Most recent report card in whatever form your school reports progress at school. If you have not received a spring report card yet, a fall report card will be adequate. Please upload this into the appropriate spot in CampDoc.
  3. One confidential letter of recommendation. This letter must come from a current teacher or school administrator. Letters must be able to confidently attest to the student's skills. Click here for a letter of recommendation form. (Form is a fillable PDF). 

 Junior Counselor Intern (NEW for 2019) Click here for more information about the Junior Counselor Intern. 

  1. 100% completion of Participant Information in CampDoc. Please note: CampDoc's progress tracker will jump to complete as soon as any information is input into a field - even if the field is not yet complete. Please be certain the essay/student statement is complete. ACADEMY Staff will not review applications if there is missing information. 
    1. New JCI statement prompt: What past experiences have you learned from that could make you more compasionate with other campers? Describe how advances in technology have affected your daily life in both positive and negative ways. 
    2. Returning JCI statement prompt: In what ways has your experience at ACADEMY shaped you? Describe how advances in techology have affected your daily life in both positive and negative ways. 
  2. Most recent report card in whatever form your school reports progress at school. If you have not receieved a spring report card yet, a fall report card will be adequate. Please upload this into the appropriate spot in CampDoc.
  3. One confidential letter of recommendation. This letter must come from a current teacher or school administrator. Letters must be able to confidently attest to the student's skills. Click here for a letter of recommendation form. (Form is a fillable PDF). 

Junior Counselor 

  1. 100% completion of Participant Information in CampDoc. Please note: CampDoc's progress tracker will jump to complete as soon as any information is input into a field - even if the field is not yet complete. Please be certain the essay/student statement is complete. ACADEMY Staff will not review applications if there is missing information. 
    1. New JC statement prompt: What past experiences have you learned from that could make you more compasionate with other campers? Describe how advances in technology have affected your daily life in both positive and negative ways. 
    2. Returning JC statement prompt: In what ways has your experience at ACADEMY shaped you? Describe how advances in techology have affected your daily life in both positive and negative ways. 
  2. Most recent report card in whatever form your school reports progress at school. If you have not receieved a spring report card yet, a fall report card will be adequate. Please upload this into the appropriate spot in CampDoc.
  3. One confidential letter of recommendation. This letter must come from a current teacher or school administrator. Letters must be able to confidently attest to the student's skills. Click here for a letter of recommendation. (Form is a fillable PDF). 

 Senior Counselor 

  1. 100% completion of Participant Information in CampDoc. Please note: CampDoc's progress tracker will jump to complete as soon as any information is input into a field - even if the field is not yet complete. Please be certain the essay/student statement is complete. ACADEMY Staff will not review applications if there is missing information. 
  2. One confidential letter of recommendation. Letter must come from a non-relative that can speak to your leadership abilities, responsibility and professionalism. Please ask that your recommender send their letter to: youthprograms@sou.edu with the Subject Line: ACADEMY SC: Your Name.