Frequently Asked Questions

Important Dates

Registration opens - January 15, 2020

Early Bird Registration ends- April 30, 2020

Full payment due & all forms due - June 1, 2020

All Registration closes - As seats fill up

Beginning of camp- June 15, 2020(Spokane) July 13, 2020 (Seattle) August 10, 2020(Bellevue)

Cost

Q: What is the cost of Camp BIOmed?

Each camp theme has its unique features, but the cost for all of them is the same.

 

Early bird price (Regular)

Early bird price (Member)

Fees for employee of NWABR's member institution 

Regular Camp fees

Camp Tuition

$625

$600

$675

$695

*For the list of our member institutions, please click here. If a parent works for or is affiliated with a member organization, their children will receive memberships benefits.

Q: What kind of financial assistance is available?

NWABR offers assistance upto 100% of the tuition fees. Visit our Financial Assistance page for details.  If you have additional questions, reach out to camp@nwabr.org.

Q: Where can I download the financial assistance form?

You can download the financial assistance form here.

Q: Which sessions are available for special discount?

NWABR is offering $25 discount on specific sessions. Use Code 'NOW'.  See below for participating sessions:

Nospecial discounts are currently available.

Q: What is our refund policy?

 

A small cancellation fee will be charged as stated below-

Cancellations before April 30, 2020: $50

Cancellations between April 30 and June 15, 2020: $100

No refunds will be issued after June 20, 2020.  

 

Q. What if I need to change the camp theme or camp week?

Any changes to the schedule will be free of cost till June 10, 2020. Please email camp@nwabr.org or call at 425-786-8138 with your request.

Any changes requested after June 10 2020 will be entertained with a charge of $50.

Camp Logistics

Q: What is the time commitment for a student signing up for a camp?

Each camp session runs for one week (Monday-Friday).  Students will be in camps from 9 am to 3 pm each day. 

On Friday of each week, NWABR will hold a culminating expo from 1 PM to 3 PM where students will share their weeks’ projects with family and friends.

Q: What weeks are the different camps offered?

 

June 15-19

June 22-26

July 13-17

July 20-24

July 27-31

August 3-7

August 10-14

Aug 17-21

CSI @ Whitworth, Spokane

     X      X

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Cancer @ Whitworth, Spokane

    X      X

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

CSI @SPU,Seattle

n/a

n/a

    X

    X

    X

    X

   X

 X

Medical Microbiology @ SPU,Seattle

n/a

  n/a

    X

    X 

   X

    X

   n/a

 n/a

Global Health Solutions @ SPU,Seattle

n/a

  n/a

  n/a

  n/a

  n/a

 n/a

    X

  X

Next Gen Science @ SPU,Seattle

n/a

n/a

   X

n/a 

n/a 

n/a    

   n/a

 n/a

The Molecular Biology of Cancer @ SPU,Seattle

n/a

n/a

   X

   X

   X

    X

   X

 X

Genetic Engineering @ SPU,Seattle

n/a

n/a

   n/a

 X

   X

    X

   X

 X

CSI @ Bellevue

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

    X

   X

 X

 'X' represents the sessions available.

Q: What grades are eligible for each camp? 

9th - 12th grade as of fall 2020*

* If your child does not fulfill grade requirement but you feel she/he is very interested in biology, please contact us at camp@nwabr.org 

Q: Where are the camps held?

Three available locations:

CSI, Cancer, Medical Microbiology, Next gen science & Genetic Engineering: Eaton Hall laboratory of Seattle Pacific University, located at 339 W Bertona Street, Seattle WA 98119, Room #322.  

CSI & Medical Microbiology: Whitworth University, Spokane

CSI: Bellevue. 

Q: When is the culminating expo held?

The culminating expo is held on every Friday from 1 PM to 3 PM

Q: How many spots are available in each camp?

Camp has a capacity of 14 students per track. A waitlist will be created after the camp becomes full.

Q: Will the students need to bring anything with them?

Lunch, if not purchased, and a laptop(recommended).  All the other necessary supplies for the projects during the camp will be provided by NWABR!

For additional questions, contact Mansi Kaushik at camp@nwabr.org; camp.mansi@nwabr.org, or call us at (425)786-8138 or (206)957-3337.

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