On-Campus Experience: Fontbonne University Camp F.R.E.S.H. (Family, Recreation, Education, Sharing, Health)



    On Page 2 of the 2017 Camp F.R.E.S.H. Registration Form, there is a section entitled, “How Did You Hear about Camp F.R.E.S.H?” In that section, you MUST select “OTHER”, then provide the complete name of your Boys & Girls Club in order to be considered for the scholarship.
Dates of Experiences
    June 5, 2017 and July 28, 2017 (Applicants will indicate one week they wish to participate during this timeframe)

About the Program

    Camp F.R.E.S.H. at Fontbonne University takes kids entering 4th through 7th grade on an interactive, hands-on journey toward better health through activities emphasizing culinary experiences, nutrition, health and wellness, physical exercise, and creativity. This year, we will experience games and sports from around the world. Each week-long day camp features a different continent, from Antarctica to South America, with stops along the way to learn about the unique lifestyles of kids around the globe. Campers travel the world without leaving St. Louis.
Eligibility Requirements
    •  Must be entering 4th, 5th, 6th, or 7th grade in the fall
    •  Must have an active membership in a Boys & Girls Club
    •  Must submit an application form
    •  Must submit a complete health history form by June 1, 2017
Grade when applying
    •  Rising 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th graders
Slots Available
    •  3 slots available
Terms of On Campus Summer Experience
    •  Scholarship value: $175
    •  Room and board is covered
    •  This is an overnight program (Mon-Fri)
    •  Transportation to/from the university is NOT provided

Application Deadline

    May 1, 2017
About Fontbonne University
    Founded in 1923, Fontbonne University is a Catholic institution sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, and is committed to the common good through the daily pursuit of transformative education, inspiring students to become global citizens who think critically, act ethically and serve responsibly. With a longstanding tradition of high quality academic programs offered in a values-based environment, Fontbonne offers 35 majors, 18 minors and 15 master’s degree programs which span a wide range of offerings.
For more information or questions contact
    Boys & Girls Clubs of America
    Mikkal Hart Murunga
    Email: mhartmurunga@bgca.org
    Phone: (404) 487-5654

    Fontbonne University
    Joseph Havis
    Email: JHavis@Fontbonne.edu
    Phone: (314) 889-1478

    Corinne Wohlford, PhD
    Email: CWohlford@Fontbonne.edu
    Phone: (314) 719-3640