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Grade 7

11/05/19 - 11/08/19

Grade 7 Service Intersession is a one-week service immersion experience that includes a team-building program led by Camp Chautauqua staff and service experiences throughout Cincinnati at senior care residencies, schools, and other non-profit organizations. Students will engage in reflection activities as tools for learning and to enrich the service experience. The US 7 Course Description offers more information.

  • All activities are in Cincinnati with a variety of on-campus and off-campus locations; transportation is provided when necessary
  • Students will spend time in similar, but not identical, service immersions with a variety of Cincinnati organizations
  • Students must arrive on time, as buses will depart shortly after 8:00 a.m. and will not be available for early pick-up
  • Lunch:
    • Tuesday - School provides lunch
    • Wednesday - School provides lunch
    • Thursday - Family provides portable packed lunch
    • Friday - School provides lunch
  • Tips:
    • Review program overview in the Parent Letter.
    • Students should bring a reusable water bottle each day
    • Student may bring a small backpack/cinch sack each day
    • No refrigeration available for packed lunches
    • Students should report to their SDL classrooms each morning.  Please be timely as busses depart shortly after 8:00 a.m.
    • Students are not available for early pick-up at day's end as they'll be off campus serving.
  • Cost: $75 covers activity charges, supplies, 3 lunches, snacks, and transportation

Grade 8

See Course Descriptions below for travel dates outside 11/05/19- 11/08/19 and times for local courses outside the normal school day.


Grade 8 Course Options

All Creatures Great and Small (Max: 20)

Living More Sustainably (Max: 12)

Serve Cincinnati (Max: 20)

Red Bird Mission (Max: 30)

Back2Back Cancun, Mexico Immersion (Max: 50)

Submit Course Options

Opens 08/14/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Closes 08/23/19 at 8:30 a.m.

Register in UltraCamp

Starting 08/27/19
Due 08/30/19

Important Dates

  • 08/14/19 - Course Options announced to current US 8 students and on website
  • Starting 08/14/19 at 1:00 p.m. - Online Course Optioning opens
  • 08/23/19 (8:30 a.m.) - Deadline to submit printed confirmation email with the required parent signature and be considered on time
  • 08/27/19 - Parents receive email confirmation on tentative student placement and registration opens
  • 08/30/19 - Deadline to complete online registration and pay deposit to secure place in assigned course
  • 09/03/19 - If needed, students in wait list courses but not registered replaced with wait listed students
  • Starting 09/10/19 - $25 Late Registration Fee applied to all students who have not completed their online registration
  • 09/20/19 - Automatic balance payment for all courses (Reminder sent 10 days prior)