Phantom Camp

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    Who:         All new, incoming GPFAA students (6th to 12th) start at 8:30a on Monday, enter main door
                     *All returning GPFAA students start at 10:00a on Monday, report to Strand classes

    Where:     GPFAA campus (inside and outside activities)

    When:      Monday – Wednesday, July 29 – 31, 8:30a – 12:30p each day

    Parents:    Parent Meeting, Tuesday, July 30 @ 6:00p @ GPFAA in the Blue Gym

    Why:         To have fun, learn names, begin to build relationships, explore the campus, orientation

    Monday, July 29

    8:30 to 10:00: Enter Main Doors
    Welcome Session in Blue Gym, whole group activity (Campus Ambassadors) to learn the building, and get started

    10:00 to 12:30
    Strand Director activities, all GPFAA students returning at 10:00a, report to Strand classes

    • Group dynamic, ice-breakers
    • Integrate new students
    • Questions & Answers
    • Instrument fittings and issue
    • New Student ID cards made
    • Full Strand Meetings
    • Dismissal at 12:30p


    Tuesday, July 30

    8:30 to 12:30: Report to Strand
    Full time with Strand Directors:
    Strand Activities include:

    • Instrument provided (as needed)
    • New student ID cards made
    • Strand field trips
    • Guest speakers
    • Competition overviews
    • Problem Solving activities
    • High school activities
    • Middle school activities
    • Learning Strand expectations
    • Strand activities with Director
    • Become familiar with school
    • HS musical information
    • Dismissal at 12:30p

    Parent Meetings Tuesday Evening 

    • 6:00: New Students & Families
    • 7:00: All 10th grade families (returning and new 10th graders)
    • Blue Gym with Principal Schell
    • New families “strongly encouraged” to attend
    • PTA & Guild Tables – get involved!


    Wednesday, July 30

    8:30 to 10:30: Strand Activities

    • Report to Strand @ 8:30a
    • Strand group activities
    • Guest speakers
    • Returning student ID cards made

    10:30 to 11:00: Strand Showcase

    • New students explore all Strands
    • Ambassadors explain Strands
    • Informal visits, tour Strands

    11:00 to 12:30: Final Stand Activities

    • First day of school info
    • Registration Information shared
    • Schedule Pick Up Information
    • Summer Reading Summary
    • Dismissal at 12:30p