CALLING ALL NEW CARDINALS!
Sign up for a CARDINAL CAMP to get a valuable jump-start to your college experience. Each unique opportunity is designed to connect you with new friends, faculty and staff while introducing the core values that are central to a North Central College liberal arts education. Shared moments of adventure, discussion, exploration and service provide an unforgettable immersion into life as a Cardinal – a life that will be shaped into an “informed, involved, principled and productive” leader.
Wilderness Camps | September 5-9, 2014 - $175
All wilderness camps take place in the scenic Northwoods of Wisconsin at Honey Rock Camp. This remote location provides the perfect backdrop to connect, reflect and transition to college while making great memories with new classmates.
Explore the great Northwoods with a backpack, a tent, and a group of new friends.
Led by Kevin McCarthy, assistant dean of students
Chart your course as a future leader through reflective workshops and outdoor challenges.
Led by Renique Kersh, assistant to the director of leadership, ethics and values
Enjoy all the outdoor sports you can handle, while learning character, teamwork and leadership.
Led by Lydia Pond, coordinator of recreation programs
Urban Camps | September 5-9, 2014 - $175
All urban camps take place in downtown Chicago and expose you to the cultural tapestry of one of America’s greatest cities. You’ll reside at a hostel in the loop with convenient access to museums, entertainment venues, and diverse neighborhoods in which you will learn and serve. You’ll get a taste of the food, art and culture that combine to make Chicago a great neighbor for North Central students.
Volunteer with high-impact non-profit organizations while learning about pressing urban issues.
Led by Brian Rainville, director of ministry and service
U.S. and international students combine for cultural exchange while exploring the diversity of the city.
Led by Jack Shindler, director of international programs
Experience a variety of productions, meet professionals, and discuss the Chicago theater scene.
Led by Carin Silkaitis, assistant professor of theater
Health and Wellness
Explore health professions and learn about wellness initiatives in the big city.
Led by Marguerite Degenhardt, pre-professional health program coordinator
Prepare to make an impact as you learn about the teaching profession and visit partner schools.
Led by Julie Carballo, director of the teach first program
Premier Scholars | Aug. 27 – Sept. 8, 2014 - No Cost
The Premier Scholars program is a unique opportunity for students who otherwise may face a disadvantage in college because of economic, cultural or educational circumstances. You'll experience a real class, live in your residence hall, get acclimated to campus, learn about campus resources and make some great friends—all before college even starts. When you're not being immersed in campus life, you'll have to chance to get away to explore cultural, service and recreational activities in the Naperville and Chicago areas.
Led by Dorothy Pleas, director of multicultural affairs
Registration Coming Soon!
For more information about Cardinal Camps, contact the Office of Orientation at 630-637-5410.