Washington DO-IT Phase II Summer Study Schedule


Saturday, August 7
Sunday, August 8
Monday, August 9
Tuesday, August 10
Wednesday, August 11
Thursday, August 12
Friday, August 13

Schedule Notes:



Saturday, August 7

2:00-3:00
Registration (McCarty Residence Hall Entrance Lounge)
Get Back in Touch Time (McCarty Entrance Lounge)

5:30-6:15
Introduction for Scholars and Parents (McCarty Library) Sheryl Burgstahler, DO-IT Director
  • Welcome - Program goals, Schedule, expectations, staff introductions.
  • McCarty Residence Hall rules and emergency procedures (Resident Advisor). o Scholars re-introduce themselves & guests and share college/employment post- high school plans.

6:30-8:00
BBQ (McMahon Residence Hall Deck)
Mingle with the Phase II Scholars.

8:00-9:00
Group Activity (McCarty Library)

9:00-11:30
McCarty Dorm activity options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)
12:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms in McCarty Residence Hall.

Sunday, August 8

7:00-8:30
Breakfast (McMahon Cafeteria), or

8:30-10:30
Continental Breakfast (McCarty Small Lounge) for those Scholars who want to sleep in.
Church (optional) - Let Kristin Otis know if you are interested in attending a church service.

11:30
Load bus at McCarty Residence Hall.

12:00-4:00
Lunch and Zoo

4:00
Meet and load bus to go back to UW.

5:00-7:00
Dinner at McDonald's tour of DO-IT offices.

8:00-9:00
We Did It, So Can You! (McCarty Library)
Phase II Scholars share their project success stories and help you formulate your plans for your Phase II projects.

9:30-10:30
McCarty Dorm activity options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)
11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms in McCarty Residence Hall.

Monday, August 9

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
Meet your buddies and explore the Net!

9:30-12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • Genetics Research (Wilcox Hall 39), Cynthia Long, Education Program Coordinator University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials (UWEB)

  • Virtual Reality (Fluke Hall) Suzanne Weghorst, Director of Interface Development Human Interface Technology Lab

  • MESA: Making Science Labs and Experiments Accessible for People With Disabilities (Bagley 113), Monica Bergman, MESA Teacher

12:30-2:00
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement).

2:00-3:30
Resume Writing (HUB 106B)
Julie Smallman, DO-IT Counselor/Coordinator

3:30-5:30
Snack Break / Group and Individual Pictures (HUB 108)
When you are done getting your mug shot, you can work in the computer lab.

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Activity Options (Meet in HUB 106B)
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Billiards Tournament (HUB Games Room)

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm activity options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)
11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms in McCarty Residence Hall.

Tuesday, August 10

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
Meet your buddies and explore the Net!

9:30-12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • Genetics Research (Wilcox Hall 39), Cynthia Long, Education Program Coordinator University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials (UWEB)

  • Virtual Reality (Fluke Hall) Suzanne Weghorst, Director of Interface Development Human Interface Technology Lab

  • MESA: Making Science Labs and Experiments Accessible for People With Disabilities (Bagley 113), Monica Bergman, MESA Teacher

12:30-2:00
Lunch with Advisory Board Members and Guests Guests (HUB 108)
Keynote Speaker: Howard Eaton, Director, Eaton Coull Learning Group
Howard was diagnosed with severe Dyslexia at age seven. He is currently an educational consultant. He tutors students with learning disabilities, conducts educational assessments, teaches self-advocacy workshops for children and adults with disabilities, and is an invitational guest speaker for a variety of functions (including this one!).

2:00-3:30
You Can DO-IT! Interviewing Strategies (HUB 108) Julie Smallman, DO-IT Counselor/Coordinator
Learn strategies on how to interview effectively, and practice interviewing with an employer.

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

4:00-5:00
Discussion Groups: Accommodations (HUB Husky Den, near 106B

5:00-6:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

6:30-8:30
!!DO-IT Mentor/Ambassador Night!! (HUB 108)
Pizza for all!
What's a Mentor? What's an Ambassador? - Sheryl Burgstahler

Charles the Magician

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm activity options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)
11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms in McCarty Residence Hall.

Wednesday, August 11

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30-12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • Genetics Research (Wilcox Hall 39), Cynthia Long, Education Program Coordinator University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials (UWEB)

  • Virtual Reality (Fluke Hall) Suzanne Weghorst, Director of Interface Development Human Interface Technology Lab

  • MESA: Making Science Labs and Experiments Accessible for People With Disabilities (Bagley 113), Monica Bergman, MESA Teacher

12:30-2:00
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement).

2:00-3:30
Career Panel (HUB 106B)
Learn more about job opportunities from experts in their fields.

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB 108)

4:00-5:00
Humane Use of Animals in research (HUB 108) Cindy Pekow, Chief of Medical Unit, Veteran Affairs Puget Sound
Learn about how animals are used to assist with research.

5:00-5:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Sumi Painting Workshop (McCarty Library), Sharon and Alan Jodock-King, Artists, Advocates and DO-IT Mentors
An ancient Chinese proverb says: "All work and no play makes a dull DO-IT Scholar." Let your creative juices flow out of your body and onto rice paper.
After painting for at least 1/2 hour, you may choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement)

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm activity options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)
11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms in McCarty Residence Hall.

Thursday, August 12

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
Meet your buddies and explore the Net!

9:30-12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • Genetics Research (Wilcox Hall 39), Cynthia Long, Education Program Coordinator University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials (UWEB)

  • Virtual Reality (Fluke Hall) Suzanne Weghorst, Director of Interface Development Human Interface Technology Lab

  • MESA: Making Science Labs and Experiments Accessible for People With Disabilities (Bagley 113), Monica Bergman, MESA Teacher

12:30-2:00
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement).

2:00-3:30
Shortcuts and Timesavers. (HUB 106B) Dan Comden, Doug Hayman
Learn useful keyboard shortcuts, features that will save you time, and basics of troubleshooting common problems.

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB 108)

4:00-5:00
Teacher Nomination Project (HUB 106B) Sheryl Burgstahler
What makes a good teacher? Which of your teachers fall into this category? Learn about good teaching practices, and do something good for them in return.

5:00-6:15
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

6:30
Meet in McCarty Lobby to walk to the By George Cafe

7:00
BBQ Dinner (By George Cafe)

8:00-10:30
DO-IT Dance (By George Cafe)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms in McCarty Residence Hall.

Friday, August 13

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
Meet your buddies and explore the Net!

9:30-12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • Genetics Research (Wilcox Hall 39), Cynthia Long, Education Program Coordinator University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials (UWEB)

  • Virtual Reality (Fluke Hall) Suzanne Weghorst, Director of Interface Development Human Interface Technology Lab

  • MESA: Making Science Labs and Experiments Accessible for People With Disabilities (Bagley 113), Monica Bergman, MESA Teacher

12:30-2:00
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, begin getting ready to check out of McCarty Dorm. Check out by 5:30 pm at McCarty Lobby unless you are staying the night.

2:00-4:00
  • Phase II Summer Study Reports (McCarty Library)

  • Testimonial Time!
    All Scholars share future plans for college and careers.

  • Awards, good-byes.

  • See ya in Cyberspace!

6:30
Pizza for those staying over night(McCarty Entrance Lounge).

9:00
Scholars who are staying the night must be in McCarty Residence Hall.