The classroom outreach program provides the students the opportunity to participate in a specialized curriculum based on General Learning Outcome Standards. Self-directed Learner (The ability to be responsible for one’s own learning), Community Contributor (The understanding that it is essential for human beings to work together), Complex Thinker (The ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving), Quality Producer (The ability to recognize and produce quality per- formance and quality products), Effective Communicator (The ability to communicate effectively) and Effective and Ethical User of Technology (The ability to use a variety of technologies effectively and ethically). The curriculum is administered by KAMP Hawaii personnel with along with Alternative Learning Center students during school hours. Students are taught skills through this specialized curriculum leading up to an intensive camping experience.
“I have seen students who have behavioral problems in the classroom, but when KAMP comes in every week, they are the ones who shine because they have a chance to get up and move around and be involved in more activities,” says Renee Hirano, fifth-grade teacher at Jefferson Elementary.
This program is at the elementary 3rd thru 5th grade level, middle 6th thru 8th grade level and high school 9th thru12th grade. The students participate 4 times a month for 1hour and 15 minutes.
Aina Haina Elementary (4th Grade), Fern Elementary(4th Grade), Jefferson Elementary (5th Grade), Kaiulani Elementary (4th Grade), Lincoln Elementary (4th Grade), Nuuanu Elementary (4th Grade), Waianae Middle School, Niu Valley Middle School, Farrington High School, Leilehua High School, Kalani High School, Kaiser High School and Roosevelt High School.