Whitewater Kayaking Enthusiasts
The JHU Whitewater Kayaking Program is offering a basic
course to certify participants to teach these skills. No
experience in whitewater kayaking is necessary. The course
consists of classroom and pool instruction Friday nights, 7
to 9:30 p.m., March 25 to April 29, and training on a
whitewater river every Sunday from March 27 to May 1.
The course is taught by certified Hopkins students.
The cost is $75 for students, staff and faculty willing to
commit to becoming Whitewater Kayaking Program instructors
($125 for students and $250 for staff and faculty who don't
want to teach).
Applications for the course can be found at
www.jhu.edu/~recsport/ee/OPApplication.pdf and the
required medical form at
These forms can also be picked up in the kiosk near
the front entrance of the Recreation Center. Return them to
the Office of Recreation/Experiential Education in the
O'Connor Recreation Center.
For more information on the course, e-mail
email@example.com. Information on other kayaking
opportunities, like trips this semester, is available at
Teach Baltimore is looking for college and graduate
students of all years and majors to teach academic
enrichment activities to Baltimore City kindergarten
through second-grade students. Students will participate
in an intensive three-week training, work with another
student to teach reading, math, science and art to a small
class of 16-20 children, and go on field trips.
The stipend for teaching is $1,400 (potential for more
if the student qualifies for Federal Work Study).
A limited number of $1,000 education awards, which can
be used to pay school loans or tuition, will also be
available (by lottery) from AmeriCorps. Interested parties
should download an application at
Applications are also available at the Center for Social
Concern in Levering, or call 410-516-6228 for more
information. Decision deadline: Monday, March 28.
CLF Predoctoral Fellowship Program
The Center for a Livable Future announces the third year of
funding for its predoctoral fellowship program. Each
fellowship provides one year of support in an amount up to
$50,000 to be used for tuition, stipend and/or research
expenses depending on individual needs. Applications are
due March 15. For application details, go to
Summer Day Sports Camp
The Johns Hopkins Summer Day Sports Camp, which is operated
primarily for the children of members of the Johns Hopkins
community, will begin its 39th year on June 20.
Applications are now available for the all-day
program, which serves boys and girls ages 5 through 13.
Sports are the main activity of the camp, but some
nonathletic activities are offered, particularly to younger
campers. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through
Friday. (Drop-off can be as early as 8:15 and pick-up as
late as 5:10.)
Directors of this year's camp will be Brad
Mountcastle, JHU head athletic trainer; Bill Nelson, men's
basketball coach; and Robert Babb, head baseball coach and
co-director of the summer camp.
All campers are guaranteed a spot if registered with a
non-refundable deposit by May 1. For more information
and/or a camp registration application, call
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