In addition to holding an in-person camp, we will be hosting a synchronous online camp for those who are unable to attend Helmsmen Camp.
Students will be zoomed into each lecture and have additional coaching opportunities!
We will be using Google Classroom to provide students with a safe platform for feedback, a support network, access to resources, and consistent coaching throughout their time at camp.
Daily “coaching hours” will be offered in 30 minute to 1 hour slots outside of the regular “lecture time." Students will have the opportunity to sign up to work one-on-one with a coach, subject to availability.
Meaningful Social Opportunities
Small group devotional and prayer time will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. for those who want to participate in spiritual community with other Stoa members.
UNIQUE BENEFITS OF ONLINE CAMP
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Get all of the benefits of attending Helmsmen Camp in the comfort of your own home! We want to be sure that the education your student receives is dynamic and productive. We will be using Google Classroom to provide students with a safe platform for feedback, a support network, access to resources, and consistent coaching throughout their time at camp. Each lecture will have a question and answer session for students to engage in the material.
You will receive more than 50 worksheets for varying levels of competition/events that will ensure your students have methods and practices available to grow in their speech or debate skills without having to be online. Daily “coaching hours” will be offered in 30 minute to 1 hour slots outside of the regular “lecture time." Students will have the opportunity to sign up to work one-on-one with a coach, subject to availability.
Since its inception, the Helmsmen Institute has had the goal of being able to provide an affordable, high quality camp for Stoa competitors, helping to launch them into a season of growth and success. The Helmsmen Institute camp offers the best of Stoa alumni leadership, with an emphasis on building Critical Thinking Skills through high quality teaching, and Virtue through Christian mentorship.
ONLINE CAMP SCHEDULE
This is a sample schedule, and will be updated with more specificity as we get closer to camp. Registered campers will be sent a schedule with lectures titles etc. If you would like a more specific schedule, please contact us!
Daily Camp Schedule:
8:30- 9:00 a.m.- Worship (optional)
9:00 a.m.- 9:45 a.m.- Small Group Prayer and Devotional Time (optional)
10:00 a.m.- 10:50 a.m.- Lecture Slot 1
10:50 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.- Break
11:00 a.m.- 11:50 a.m.- Lecture Slot 2
11:50 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.- Lunch Break
1:00 p.m.- 1:50 p.m.- Lecture Slot 3
1:50 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Break
2:00 p.m.- 2:50 p.m.- Lecture Slot 4
3:00 p.m.- Optional educational opportunities for the rest of the evening (coaching hours, written feedback). Once per evening, we will have a fun social opportunity hosted online. The times will vary, but none will end later than 9:00 p.m.